Norwegian mass murder goes to trial:
So, too, does the Jackel:
The inspiration for two films, Carlos the Jackel today seems a relic of a sideshow of the Cold War.
THE DAY OF THE JACKEL
And, obliquely, maybe a third:
The Norwegian madman seems the more contemporary of the two, an example of a type that, in this post-War on Terror decade, posed the greatest terrorist threat to civilized societies.
This is the point of two of my books of the past decade:
NED MACADOO AND THE MOLLY MAGUIRES
AL QAEDA GOES TO COLLEGE