Portside aims to provide varied material of interest to people on the left that will help them to interpret the world, and to change it.
'Several groups had urged the president to raise the subject of the kingdom’s treatment of women and accusations of human rights abuses. Officials said it did not come up at the meeting.'
'The torture was widespread, vicious and conducted in secret "black sites" around the globe. This is what is being lost in the Beltway power struggle between Sen Feinstein and the CIA.
'The lingering fog about the C.I.A. detentions is a result of Mr. Obama’s decision when he took office to conduct no investigation of them.