"I'm not concerned that anyone would think that Israel is a terrorist regime. Everybody knows a terrorist and rogue regime when they see one, and believe me, they see quite a few around Israel."
- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, upon canceling his trip to the world nuclear conference in Washington
"We obviously would like to have the prime minister but the deputy prime minister will be leading the delegation and it will be a robust Israeli delegation.”
- U.S. National Security Adviser General Jim Jones, describing US-Israeli relations as "ongoing, fine and continuous"
“We have gotten through this period.”
"I think this is really behind us now."
- Jones, also glossing over rumors that the White House is looking for ways around Afghan President Hamid Karzai