High-profile terrorists like the Palestinian Abu Nidal, and the Venezuelan-born Ilich Ram'edrez S'e1nchez " known as Carlos the Jackal
" were behind many of the era's most spectacular and bloody attacks.
The world had already witnessed the simultaneous hijacking of American, British, and Swiss planes by Black September, in 1970; the slaughter of Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympics; and the 1975 kidnapping of eleven OPEC ministers, by Carlos the Jackal
, in Vienna.
In a 2011 speech in ystanbul in defense of Carlos the Jackal
, Eulcer described him as a "symbol of the honorable struggle against imperialism and Zionism.
During his near half-century of fighting crime he tangled with some of the biggest names in the criminal underworld, chasing Carlos the Jackal
and members of the notorious terrorist group the Baader-Meinhof gang.
He was one of the first officers at the scene when Venezuelan terrorist Carlos the Jackal
shot Jewish businessman Joseph Sieff in 1973.
International terrorist Carlos the Jackal
is suspected; September 17, 1986: A bomb outside the Tati department store in Paris kills seven and wounds 55, the worst of 15 such attacks committed by a pro-Iranian group that killed 13 people and wounded 303; July 25, 1995: A bomb in a com-muter train explodes at the St Michel metro station in Paris, killing eight and wounding 119; March 11 and 15, 2012: Mohamed Merah, 23, shoots three soldiers dead in Toulouse and Montauban before killing three students and a teacher at a Jewish school in Toulouse.
1 Lord Lucan disappeared after being suspected of murder 2 Britain voted in a referendum to stay in the Common Market 3 Police began the hunt for Carlos the Jackal
4 Margaret Thatcher became leader of the Conservative Party wordwise The word may sound familiar, but what does it mean?
The Scot, who was also in the Royal Military Police, added: "Just like terrorist Carlos the Jackal
, Taffy was also a master of disguise and he was always armed to the teeth.
His clients also included Venezuelan terrorist Carlos the Jackal
, ex-Yugoslav leader Slobodan Milosevic and former Iraqi deputy prime minister Tariq Aziz.
It has hosted prominent militants including Osama bin Laden and Carlos the Jackal
Summary: Paris: Notorious Venezuelan militant Carlos the Jackal
returned to court in Paris on Monday to .
Coutant-Peyre is the wife of the notorious Venezuelan-born terrorist Ilich RamAirez Snchez, known as Carlos the Jackal
, whom she is also representing.