Jackal: The Complete Story of the Legendary Terrorist, Carlos the Jackal

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Arcade Pub., 1998 - 318 עמודים
On an August night in 1994, French counterespionage agents seized the world's most feared terrorist from a villa in the Sudan. After more than twenty years Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, alias Carlos "the Jackal", had finally been caught. For two decades, he shot and bombed his way to notoriety, always evading arrest partly by his own cleverness, partly through the help of his powerful Palestinian backers, partly through the blunders of western secret services agencies.

In a career long shrouded in mystery and myth, Carlos's most audacious coup was the kidnapping of eleven OPEC oil ministers in Vienna in 1975.

Tracing Carlos's life from his childhood in Venezuela to London, Moscow, Paris, East Berlin, and the Middle East, and using previously untapped files, John Follain tells his full story for the first time.

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Reuters journalist Follain relates the life, crimes, and capture of the world's best-known terrorist. Yet the Jackal eludes him, refusing to open his mind and motivation to the author. —Carlos the ... קרא סקירה מלאה

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For over two decades beginning in the early 1970s, Carlos the Jackal (a.k.a. Illich Ramirez Sanchez) terrorized the Western world. No one really knew who he was or when he would strike, and with every ... קרא סקירה מלאה


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John Follain is an investigative journalist and author. He was a correspondent for Reuters in Paris from 1993 to 1997, where he researched and wrote the Carlos story. He is now bureau chief of the Associated Press in Rome.

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