Naval War College Review


Tom Fedyszyn


Since the end of the Cold War, Nato has been experiencing an identity crisis that has not yet been completely resolved. In the last decade instability has been Nato’s principal adversary, and the Balkans, as a result of the atrocities of Slobodan Milosevic, became its prime area of inter- est. In March 1999, following the Serb ty- rant’s driving of eight hundred thousand Albanian Kosovars from Serbia, Nato fought, and won, a war to return and protect Kosovo’s Albanian population.