"We won the battle, now we need to go win the war. Today is a good day, but Bradley is by no means out of the fire." – Attorney David Coombs after U.S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning was acquitted of aiding the enemy – the most serious charge he faced – but was convicted of espionage, theft and nearly every other count for giving secrets to WikiLeaks.
"The place is in turmoil, obviously. We have credibility with everybody there, all the different factions there." – Sen. John McCain after he and Sen. Lindsey Graham were asked by President Barack Obama to travel to Egypt next week to urge the military to move ahead on new elections.
"My message to everyone is the same: This great nation needs to go forward peacefully." – Catherine Ashton, the EU foreign policy chief, in a statement after Egypt's military allowed her to meet with ousted President Mohammed Morsi in his secret detention.