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Obama steady on Guantanamo

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President Barack Obama has been defending his plans to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, saying the prison had damaged America's security.

Meanwhile, former Vice-President Dick Cheney said the "enhanced interrogation" authorised by the Bush administration was "legal, essential, justified and successful".

Katty Kay reports from Washington.

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