Charlie Wilson’s War

The Democratic Texas congressman’s war was against the Russians during the 1980s: kill the Russians as they chanted. That, was, without the Chinese.

It’s a good movie. The American covert aid to mujahideen fighting the Red Army in Afghanistan increased from initial US$5 million to 1 billion. The Russians left. .. .. But in the end, “These things happened. They were glorious and they changed the world. Then we fucked up the endgame.” was how Wilson put it. It’s very telling, of US foreign policy, since Bush the 41st .. ..

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