Planning Kosovo's Future
The NATO alliance began bombing Yugoslavia on March 24, 1999, after peace talks between President Slobodan Milosevic and Kosovo's ethnic Albanian leaders collapsed. During the bombing campaign, Serb forces intensified their offensive in Kosovo and hundreds of thousands of Kosovar refugees fled their homes. Now that Serb troops have withdrawn, refugees are attempting to return home and NATO peacekeepers are finding evidence of Serb atrocities against ethnic Albanians.
Throughout this section you can get NPR Online coverage of the crisis including email exchanges between a Kosovo and U.S. teenagers. You can also find out about relief agencies providing help and check out the list of questions and answers from All Things Considered.