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Evident obamas hosting fellow world leaders in two big meetings this weekend.
NATO officials will be in Chicago Sunday senior White House foreign affairs correspondent Wendell Goler is near Camp David tonight.
Where the president is welcoming colleagues from G-8 industrialized nations including the newest member of the club.
In their first face to face meeting the presidents of the US and France tried to focus on issues they agree on.
Like the path out of Europe's economic crisis.
Extraordinary importance not only to the people of Europe but also to the world economy.
Press -- -- is one of four G-8 leaders elected since the group's last meeting last year.
And like several other new European leaders much of his support comes from resisting the budget cuts.
German chancellor Angela medical leader of Europe's wealthiest economy is demanding in exchange for Euro bank bailout loans.
-- lot of favors a more US style borrowing to stimulate growth.
And some US officials fear excessive budget cuts have pushed European countries back into recession which could hurt US growth.
But aides deny mr.
Obama intends to exploit the differences that's not that's not the intention of the the president of the United States here.
Afghanistan is another casualty of the global economy with smaller pledges of -- after NATO troops withdraw.
Avalon pulling its own troops out by the end of this year -- -- -- -- -- more of that being said we will continue to support Afghanistan and a different way to our support will take a different format.
Aides say mr.
Obama won't try to persuade him to change the other countries -- left to pick up French responsibilities.
The leaders to discuss the ongoing violence in Syria as well as a range nuclear program.
-- experts say answers aren't likely because of Russian president Putin's decision to send prime minister -- -- instead of coming himself.
Coincidentally they're -- and officials will sign an agreement with the UN's nuclear agency this weekend to resume inspections.
Finally the leaders of four African nations have been invited to the conference to talk about innovations and agriculture.
The president says the goal is to end the dependence of the rest of sub saharan Africa.
The whole purpose of development is to create the conditions where assistance is no longer needed.
Where people have the dignity.
And the pride of being self sufficient.
This is the largest gathering of leaders ever held at Camp David -- -- officials -- have his or her own cabin.
With plenty of opportunities for walks in the woods -- kind of informal discussions is gathering was created for.
37 years ago -- It is beautiful setting what do Boehlert near Camp David thanks Wendell.
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