From The Gulf War To The War On Crime

Last March, a small, slow-flying aircraft lifted off a runway near Baltimore and headed southwest. It was no ordinary plane. Its big, bulbous nose was crammed with radar and infrared sensors. Its cabin was packed with computers and communications gear. And its mission was as unusual as its appearance: to spy on David Koresh and his Branch Davidians, who were barricaded in their compound at Waco, Tex.

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