Pigs Used in Explosives Tests in Britain

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The tests "saved many lives" in Iraq and Afghanistan due to improvements in post-traumatic techniques, junior defence minister Quentin Davies said. He said 25 pigs were used in 2006, 19 in 2007, 40 in 2008, and 35 in 2009. I wish we could stop killing animals for reasons related to killing humans. From the BBC News. The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has defended its use of more than 100 pigs in explosive tests in Wiltshire.

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Mad about the Congo

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The rebel forces in the Congo have controlled the gorilla sector of Virunga since 2007. I am no supporter of the Iraq War. I suppose I've come to this pretty late and gorilla people already knew that this trouble was brewing. Clearly, I haven't been following this as I should have been. Right now, I am frustrated with the EU and the UN. This whole mess reminds me of other similar situations.Kosovo, Bosnia, Rwanda.

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