The Israeli leader is not likely to suggest radical changes in dealing with Palestinians, analysts say.
With Gen. Stanley McChrystal on his way to Kabul, CENTCOM commander Gen. David Petraeus warned Thursday that the situation in Afghanistan is the worst since 2001.
Two are still in custody. The case is seen as a test of the new agreement between the US and Iraq that allows Americans to be tried in the Iraqi legal system.
Cutting costs would mean trimming pay for too many professionals.
The operation came after Taliban militants ambushed a convoy, taking hostage at least 80 students and staff of a military school.
The two countries agree to talk about immigration policy. It is the second significant overture Obama has made to Cuba in two months.