Carlos the Jackal


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Noun1.Carlos the Jackal - Venezuelan master terrorist raised by a Marxist-Leninist father; trained and worked with many terrorist groups (born in 1949)
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
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On December 21, 1975, he was taken hostage with other ministers by Venezuelan terrorist Carlos the Jackal during an OPEC meeting.
Carlos the Jackal, the Marxist guerrilla who became a symbol of Cold War anti-imperialism, has told a newspaper that he moved freely through Switzerland in the 1970s under a "non-aggression pact" between the government and the Palestine Liberation Organization.
And who else would put a Pop Art painting of infamous terrorist Carlos the Jackal on the cover of their debut album?
1 An inquest found Lord Lucan guilty 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 impossipuzzles A flashy old girl in Rabat Had lots of fine gems on her hat.
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.
He was one of the first officers at the scene when Venezuelan terrorist Carlos the Jackal shot Jewish businessman Joseph Sieff in 1973.
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.
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.
Paradoxically, by choosing as his subject the revolutionist wife of uber-terrorist Carlos the Jackal, Israeli documentarian Nadav Schirman emerges with a flattened-out portrait of a docile, unemancipated spouse heedlessly following her man.
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.