Charlie Wilson's War - Chapters 9-11 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 9-11 Summary and Analysis

Back in the United States, Joanne Herring plans a reception for Zia's first visit to the country. She invites all of her powerful friends from the oil industry and the Fortune 500 list. In deference to Zia's faith, she leaves alcohol off the menu, but Wilson sneaks some in. During the dinner, Herring defends Zia, who many Americans look down upon, especially for his part in the hanging of his predecessor, Bhutto. During the party, Wilson meets with Zia to discuss Pakistan's willingness to receive Russian guns from Israel. Zia agrees, for the sake of the jihad, but maintains that Pakistan and Israel must remain enemies to the public, due to their different and warring religious beliefs.

Wilson asks to meet with someone from the CIA to discuss the war in Afghanistan. The CIA usually avoids congressmen, but feels that...

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