Former Texas Rep. Charlie Wilson dies at 76 – washingtonpost.com


DALLAS — Charlie Wilson, the former congressman from Texas whose funding of Afghanistan's resistance to the Soviet Union was chronicled in the movie “Charlie Wilson's War,” died Wednesday. He was 76.Wilson died at Memorial Medical Center-Lufkin after he started having difficulty breathing while attending a meeting in the eastern Texas town where he lived, said […]

Crime Pays for Somali Pirates – by Stephen Brown


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Al-Qaeda’s proxies step up terror war at sea.