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  • 'Charlie Wilson's War' would be harder to fight these days

    'Charlie Wilson's War' would be harder to fight these days

    Rep. Charlie Wilson, the east Texas Democrat who died this week, directed millions of dollars in covert funding to help mujahedeen fighters oust Soviet troops from Afghanistan in the 1980s. But efforts at government transparency in budgeting would make that more difficult today.