Defense issues are on the White House’s agenda today. In the afternoon, President Obama and Vice President Biden are slated to meet for an hour with Gen. Raymond Odierno, the head of Multi-National Force–Iraq, and U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Chris Hill in the Situation Room.
After that, Obama and Biden are scheduled meet with Defense Secretary Robert Gates in the Oval Office, according to the White House.
No word what precisely will be discussed. Both meetings are closed to the press.