The realities of the White House are being discovered by President Barack Obama. He is finding promises are easy to make. He didn't know. How could he know?
This isn't to say his goals were bad. The process is far more complex than he realized.
Will there be an outcry by antiwar supporters or cheering on by prowar people. Not likely.
Closing Guantanamo easier said than done
BBC News - Paul Reynolds
US President Barack Obama's promise to close Guantanamo Bay a year after taking office is proving more complex to achieve in practice than it was to announce in principle.