Charlie Wilson's War | 2007
Congressman Charlie Wilson.
Joanne Herring speaks very highly of you.
Oh, well, thank you, sir. Thank you.
These are two of my brightest advisors
when it comes to the problem of the Soviets.
This is Brigadier Rashid.
How do you do? Pleased to meet you.
Colonel Mahmood. How do you do?
Pleased to meet you.
You must be thirsty. Can we get you a drink?
Oh, actually I'd love a glass of ice and any kind of whiskey.
I'm sorry, Congressman, we don't have alcohol
in the Presidential Residence.
Of course, you don't. I apologize.
Bet a lot of people make that mistake.
So you understand the situation on our border?
Yes, sir, I think I do. And I think it's terrible.
And I know I speak for all the people in the Texas Second Congressional District
when I say our thoughts and our prayers are with you.
All the people of the Texas Second Congressional District,
you say? Yes, indeed, sir.
Three million Afghan refugees are living like poorly treated livestock.
Another two million have fled into Iran.
And two million more angry men
is just what the doctors ordered for Iran, don't you think?
People are dying by the tens of thousands.
And the ones that aren't are crossing into Pakistan every day.
Would you like to know how many?
One fifth of Afghanistan now lives
in Pakistan's North-West Frontier Province.
So, what I have been wondering is
why your State Department would send someone here