Condoleezza Rice Is No Count Metternich

Gwynne Dyer
Published: Wednesday, 12/07/2005 12:00 am EST

"Metternich comes close to being a statesman; he lies very well," Napoleon once said of the Austrian aristocrat who dominated European diplomacy for a generation. By that demanding standard, U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice does not come close at all.

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