The U.S. Department of State boasts of Clinton starting U.S. military action in the Balkans in 1993. It was one of the first major things he ordered after he became President. The United Nations had been meddling in the Balkans without the U.S. prior to this.
NATO eventually become involved and established a permanent presence in Kosovo in 1999, with the start of the Kosovo Force (KFOR) mission. And while the State Department apparently thinks U.S. and NATO intervention and occupation have been good things, they actually have been disastrous.
The intervention in the Balkans—on behalf of Muslims and against Christians—helped provide Islamic terrorists with valuable training and recruitment opportunities, giving them everything they needed to be stronger than ever when they launched the next phase of their global jihad on September 11, 2001. And the Balkans remain a fertile ground for jihadists to this day, serving as a hotbed for exporting Islamic terrorists all across the globe. . . .
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