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Topic - Carlos The Jackal
Once among the world's most feared masterminds of terror, the man known as Carlos the Jackal is now a graying convict who has been behind bars for 17 years.
Still, Ramirez, who has Type 2 diabetes and apparently is mellowing, misses the family life he said he sacrificed in his years globe-hopping as a freelance terrorist through Middle Eastern and European capitals, then on the run and finally imprisoned in France in 1994.
Defiant ahead of the proceedings before a special anti-terrorism court - expected to last six weeks - the 62-year-old whose real name is Ilich Ramirez Sanchez told a French radio in a clandestine interview that he has "a character adapted to this kind of combat."