Waco

After a 51-day standoff with FBI agents, the compound burned to the ground, leaving 74 more people dead. The crisis that ignited national outrage and a media firestorm have been described as the worst debacle in federal law enforcement history. The government's misleading disclosure of key facts in the case following the event has given rise to conspiracy theories from far-right movements that cite this event as a rallying cry for their distrust of the government.

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