Tom Hanks, Juilia Roberts - this is just an excellent movie about how the United States became involved in Afghanistan during the 1980's.
It is a true story, told with a dark sense of humor, and some great, young naked girls.
Charlie Wilson was a real Texas Congressman (Democrat) who helped Reagan-Bush navigate their way to toppling the Soviet Union. One such route was through Afghanistan. Wow! What a powerful movie. I'd enjoy watching this again.
It does not take much of a political slant at all, though it shows the hypocrisy of Born-Again Christian Julia Roberts' character who is an unashamed adultress of course.