By Micah HalpernI've Been Thinking:
Before ISIS and al Qaeda - there was Carlos aka The Jackal.
Carlos was the greatest terrorist of the 70's and 80's. He was a terrorist for hire. His "employers" were mostly Palestinians, Soviets and other communist leaders and their states.
Yesterday Carlos was convicted by a French court and sentenced to life in prison for blowing up a shopping mall in Paris in 1974.
This was Carlos' third life sentence for murder and terror.
Carlos called the entire trial absurd and that is exactly what he shouted after the sentencing. He made fun of the trial convened for a 42 year old crime.
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