Panetta, Hagel having dinner tonight

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Chuck Hagel, President Obama's chosen successor to run the Pentagon, are scheduled to have dinner together tonight, a senior defense official tells the E-Ring.

Panetta recently said he would cook his famous gnocchi for North Korea's Kim Jong-Un, if they ever met, and get to understand the new ruler. No word yet what he'll offer Hagel, nor where they'll dine.

"Panetta is up to his old CIA ways.  It's a clandestine location," said the official.

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