THE Assignment is about Carlos " The Jackal " Sanchez, whose very name evokes
fear around the world.
A cold-hearted terrorist and an international
gun-for-hire, he takes pleasure in killing and maiming
people in the Middle East and Europe. But he always eluded capture. For 20
years, the CIA and the Mossad, the two best-equipped and trained intelligence
agencies in the world, have made tracking Carlos their priority. But each time
they think they have him, he escapes.
A CIA agent obsessed with apprehending
Carlos deploys a US Navy man who resembles the terrorist and
schemes to discredit him in the eyes of his
Starring Aidan Quinn, Donald Sutherland and Ben Kingsley.