RE: Waco: Sniper's Nest Revealed

From: Ian Goddard (
Date: Mon Feb 07 2000 - 18:26:57 MST

At 02:04 PM 02/07/2000 -0800, Al Villalobos wrote:

>Hal is right. The people making these statements have absolutely no idea
>what they are talking about.
>As a former Marine and as the exhibits below will back up, snipers routinely
>train at ranges from 500-1000 meters. That's the whole shoot
>someone without being SEEN. Snipers are sneaky
>and stealthy. What is the tactical purpose of erecting a fortified
>structure at close range in order to do something that can be done at long
>range and unseen?

  IAN: That fact that snipers routinely train for long-
  distance shots has not caused any of the experts who
  have concluded that the FLIR shows gunshots directed
  at the Davidians from close range to assume otherwise.

  "There are times when you cannot keep your job and
  put alternative explanations for data on the table."
   Former FBI Special Agent Dr. Frederic Whitehurst


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