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Carlos the Jackal

'The Assassination Option': A Talk with W.E.B. Griffin

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 03.15.2015 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

W.E.B. Griffin writes military and detective fiction and has more than 40 novels published under that name. He has published 200 books under 13 different pseudonyms.

Deliver Us From Evil

Dwight Brown | Posted 09.06.2014 | Latino Voices
Dwight Brown

At first, you might think that this creepy crime movie is just another The Exorcist rip-off -- but it's better than that. Better.

Implications of Iran and Sudan's Growing Alliance

Daniel Wagner | Posted 10.12.2013 | World
Daniel Wagner

Recent geopolitical developments across the Middle East and Africa have added momentum to Iran and Sudan's strategic partnership, an alliance driven primarily by an interest in weakening the power of Israel, and by extension the U.S., throughout East Africa.

Carlos The Jackal Loses Appeal

AP | Posted 06.26.2013 | World

PARIS -- The man known as Carlos the Jackal lost an appeal on Wednesday of his conviction in four bombings in France three decades ago that killed 11 ...

Carlos The Jackal Appeals Life Sentence

AP | LORI HINNANT and GREG KELLER | Posted 05.13.2013 | World

PARIS -- Carlos the Jackal, the flamboyant terrorist and self-proclaimed revolutionary who was once one of the Cold War's most wanted men, is appealin...

Carlos The Jackal Gets Life In Prison, Again

AP | PIERRE-ANTOINE SOUCHARD | Posted 02.15.2012 | Crime

PARIS — Carlos the Jackal, the flamboyant Venezuelan who symbolized Cold War terrorism, was sentenced to life in prison – again – in...

Carlos The Jackal Sentenced To Life, Again

AP | PIERRE-ANTOINE SOUCHARD | Posted 02.14.2012 | World

PARIS — Carlos the Jackal, the flamboyant Venezuelan who symbolized Cold War terrorism, was sentenced to life in prison – again – in...

Carlos The Jackal On Trial In France

AP | PIERRE-ANTOINE SOUCHARD | Posted 01.07.2012 | World

PARIS — A defiant and smiling Carlos the Jackal, one of the most dreaded terror masterminds of the Cold War, has gone on trial again – thi...

Feared Terrorist Mastermind Goes On Trial

AP | By ELAINE GANLEY | Posted 01.06.2012 | World

PARIS -- Once among the world's most feared masterminds of terror, the man known as Carlos the Jackal is now a graying convict who has been behind bar...

Lawyer: Carlos The Jackal Is On Hunger Strike

AP | Posted 12.25.2011 | World

PARIS — A lawyer for Carlos the Jackal says the Cold War-era criminal mastermind is on a hunger strike to protest being held in isolation. Carl...

Venezuela Reportedly Supports Carlos The Jackal

AP | Posted 11.15.2011 | World

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela's government is providing support to the Venezuelan convict known as Carlos the Jackal in a French prison, the co...

Cold War Terrorist Praises Bin Laden

AP | Posted 07.20.2011 | World

STOCKHOLM -- The notorious Cold War terrorist Carlos the Jackal says in an interview to be aired Thursday that Osama bin Laden is a martyr who earned ...

Carlos The Jackal Trial Set For November

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS — Prosecutors say the Venezuelan convict known as Carlos the Jackal is set to face trial in Paris starting in November for his alleged rol...

Movie Review: Carlos -- Glamorizing Terrorism

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

There's been a lot of excitement about Olivier Assayas' Carlos, and it's not hard to see why. But here's my objection: In presenting a terrorist as an action hero, it glorifies terrorism as a legitimate path of political action.

Movie Review: Carlos

Hussain Abdul-Hussain | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Hussain Abdul-Hussain

The only problem is that this great production leaves viewers in love with Carlos, a shallow demagogue, a Marxist-turned-Islamist and a gun for hire who worked for the world's most notorious secret police forces.

Cannes 2010 Day Eight and Nine: Carlos Is Caught

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Carlos the Jackal loomed over Day Eight. For some, the Olivier Assayas film was a daunting roadblock they detoured around. A 5 1/2 hour miniseries smack dab in the middle of the day?

Carlos The Jackal Sues Over French TV Drama | Lizzy Davies | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Ilich Ramírez Sánchez, better known as Carlos the Jackal, is not known for shunning the spotlight....

Carlos The Jackal, Imprisoned For Life, Looks In Lawsuit To Protect His Image | Edward Cody | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS -- Long before Osama bin Laden, Ilich Ramírez Sánchez, a.k.a. Carlos the Jackal, was the most famous terrorist of his era, bursting onto the s...