Face it, the Islamic Minaret is the awesomest sniper tower ever, like that (Chicago?) university thing dozens of years ago. That was just a psycho not a whole geopoliticoreligious thang.
Let my people go, vs. shoot random people.
High ground. Always useful.
Also, hot air balloons, blimps, airplanes, ICBMs, and satellites. Yum.
Fox and rabbits.
Over and out