[Jerusalem, March 3. Image via Getty]

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (L) smiles as she receives flowers from Israeli President Shimon Peres after their meeting in the president�s residence in Jerusalem on March 3, 2009. Clinton said Washington was committed to Israel's security and called for a halt to Gaza rocket fire as she kicked off her first official visit to the Jewish state. AFP PHOTO/GALI TIBBON (Photo credit should read GALI TIBBON/AFP/Getty Images)