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  • Canine hero from Afghanistan nominated for Crufts honor

    Canine hero from Afghanistan nominated for Crufts honor

    Abandoned and starving outside of a British Army base in the perilous deserts of Helmand, Afghanistan, stray dog Brin roamed the area, in search of food and water. When two Coldstream Guards discovered the pooch wandering along a road in Lashkar Gar, the sweet dog looked dangerously thin. As the soldiers approached to help him, […]

  • Monkeys and the Taliban

    Monkeys and the Taliban

    The headline is appalling – Taliban training monkeys to fight? – but not shocking. Considering the value the regime places on the education, treatment, and very lives of women and girls, it’s no surprise they’d show similar lack of humanity to animals. As I watched the CNN clip, my hostility simmered and eventually brimmed over. […]