Dispatches: A Sniper's Tale

A Sniper's Tale

From his perch overlooking Sarajevo's downtown, a Bosnian Serb sniper named Pipo watches people strolling the streets he thinks of as his. He likes to picture the streets the way they were before the cease-fire two weeks ago: fearful, deserted. "Everyone likes peace except me," he says. "I like the war."

Pipo claims his bullets have felled 325 people. He has become comfortable in war, and knows that peace will bring him uncertainty -- or worse. "I don't think we snipers will survive the peace," he says. "We have killed too many, and it is a small country. Not only will...

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