Obama's Regret: Not Closing Guantanamo on Day One

He says he underestimated the political difficulty of closing the detention center for terrorism suspects.

This photo made during an escorted visit and reviewed by the US military, shows the razor wire-topped fence at the abandoned 'Camp X-Ray' detention facility at the US Naval Station in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, April 9, 2014.

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President Barack Obama says he wishes he had fulfilled his promise to close the detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, way back on Jan. 20, 2009.

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