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George Crile

"IS IT A VICTORY IF YOU DON'T WIN THE PEACE, IF YOU DON'T LEAVE SOMETHING POSITIVE BEHIND?" George Crile III
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George Crile

CBS producer, journalist and author, "Charlie Wilson's War: The Extraordinary Story of the Largest Covert Operation in History"

George Crile III, CBS producer, journalist, and speaks about his new book "Charlie Wilson's War: The Extraordinary Story of the Largest Covert Operation in History." The book details the partnership of Charlie Wilson, a Texas congressman, and a CIA agent. The pair worked out and executed a secret plan to supply weapons to Afghan rebels used to defeat the Soviets. This victory was a catalyst that contributed to the end Soviet communism and eventually put the fundamentalist Muslim militants of the Taliban in control of Afghanistan.


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