Great Review of Charlie Wilson’s War by Chalmers Johnson

Johnson:

“My own view is that if Charlie Wilson’s War is a comedy, it’s the kind that goes over well with a roomful of louts in a college fraternity house. Simply put, it is imperialist propaganda and the tragedy is that four-and-a-half years after we invaded Iraq and destroyed it, such dangerously misleading nonsense is still being offered to a gullible public. The most accurate review so far is James Rocchi’s summing-up for Cinematical: ‘Charlie Wilson’s War isn’t just bad history; it feels even more malign, like a conscious attempt to induce amnesia’.”

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