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CARLOS THE JACKAL
'The Assassination Option': A Talk with W.E.B. Griffin
Author, "The Lovers' Tango"
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
Film critic and travel writer
At first, you might think that this creepy crime movie is just another
rip-off -- but it's better than that. Better.
Implications of Iran and Sudan's Growing Alliance
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.
-- Glamorizing Terrorism
Author and film critic, hollywoodandfine.com
There's been a lot of excitement about Olivier Assayas'
, 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.
Washington bureau chief, Alrai newspaper
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 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
Carlos The Jackal, Imprisoned For Life, Looks In Lawsuit To Protect His Image
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