NATO war in Serbia

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Joe Biden war crimes in Serbia.[1]

The NATO war in Serbia began in 1998 when U.S. President Bill Clinton attempted to justify NATO's continued existence as a distraction from the impeachment movement against him.[2] Under Clinton, the United States led its NATO allies on a bombing campaign to divide the country along ethnic lines. The mission in Kosovo did not go as planned. After the air strikes, havoc reigned over Kosovo. Human rights organizations documented abuses committed by NATO members during the campaign. The NATO attack was illegal and based on fraudulent claims.[3] NATO countries and the United Nations then took on a mission to "stabilize" and "reconstruct" the country.

James Bissett, a former Canadian ambassador to Yugoslavia, Bulgaria and Albania, wrote: "the Central Intelligence Agency assisted by the British Special Air Service were training KLA members in Albania and in the summer of 1998 sending them back into Kosovo to assassinate Serbian mayors, ambush Serbian policemen and intimidate hesitant Kosovo Albanians. The aim was to destabilize Kosovo and overthrow Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic... The hope was that with Kosovo in flames NATO could intervene ..." [4]

1998 aggression

The NATO campaign consisted primarily of aerial bombing of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (F.R.Y.), including Belgrade, and continued from March through June 1999. After 78 days of bombing, Milosevic capitulated. Shortly thereafter, the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 1244 (1999), which suspended Belgrade's governance over Kosovo, and under which Kosovo was placed under the administration of the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK), and which authorized a NATO peacekeeping force. Resolution 1244 also envisioned a political process designed to determine Kosovo's future status.

The NATO air campaign lasted 78 days, resulting in 2,500 civilian deaths, 89 of whom were children, and 1,031 dead soldiers and police officers; around 6,000 civilians were injured, of whom 2,700 were children. More than half of the casualties from NATO attacks were among Kosovo Albanians, although the western officials had claimed the intervention was necessary to protect them and named it “Merciful Angel”.

Authorities in Belgrade estimated the material damage caused by NATO’s strikes close to USD 100bn. A third of the country’s electric energy capacity was destroyed, while refineries in Pančevo and Novi Sad were also attacked. The decision to go forward with the campaign was made without the consent of the UN Security Council, which was something that had never happened before. [1]

As ethnic Albanians returned to their homes, elements of the KLA conducted reprisal killings and abductions of ethnic Serbs and Roma in Kosovo. Thousands of ethnic Serbs, Roma, and other minorities fled from their homes during the latter half of 1999, and many remain displaced.

NATO deliberately bombed the People's Republic of China (PRC) embassy in Belgrade,[5] which provoked a militarization of the PRC in subsequent decades.[6]

According to the US Department of Defense’s Law of War Manual which points out that “attacks that are otherwise lawful are “not rendered unlawful if they happen to result in diminished civilian morale.” It then cites with approval a 2002 commentary about NATO’s war on Serbia from a former DoD General Counsel regarding the strikes on Serbian electrical infrastructure: “I will readily admit that, aside from directly damaging the military electrical power infrastructure, NATO wanted the civilian population to experience discomfort, so that the population would pressure Milosevic and the Serbian leadership."[7]

NATO Spokesman James Shea justifying NATO’s systemic attacks on Serbian electrical and water infrastructure: “Yes, I'm afraid electricity also drives command and control systems. If President Milosevic really wants all of his population to have water and electricity all he has to do is accept NATO's five conditions and we will stop this campaign. But as long as he doesn't do so we will continue to attack those targets which provide the electricity for his armed forces. If that has civilian consequences, it's for him to deal with…”[8]

NATO war crimes

Apartment building burns in Belgrade in 1999. The building caught fire as residents were cooking with firewood during a power blackout after NATO air raids on power grid in Serbia.

On May 25, 1999 The Washington Post reported, NATO Warplanes Jolt Yugoslav Power Grid.[9] According to Professor Robert Hayden from the University of Pittsburgh:

"NATO's attacks have been aimed against civilian targets since literally the first night of the bombing, when a tractor factory in the Belgrade suburb of Rakovica was destroyed by cruise missiles. Since then NATO targets have included roads, railroad tracks and bridges hundreds of miles from Kosovo, power plants, factories of many kinds, food processing and sugar processing plants, water pumping stations, cigarette factories, central heating plants for civilian apartment blocks, television studios, post offices, non-military government administrative buildings, ski resorts, government official residences, oil refineries, civilian airports, gas stations, and chemical plants. NATO's strategy is not to attack Yugoslavia's army directly, but rather to destroy Yugoslavia itself, in order to weaken the army. With this strategy it is military losses that are "collateral damage," because most of the attacks are aimed at civilian targets."

The level of damage done to clearly non-military infrastructural targets in Serbia would seem to render NATO military commanders and at least some NATO political leaders liable to the same charge that was made against Ratko Mladi and Radovan Karadi by the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY), "extensive destruction of property:" that they individually and in concert with others planned, instigated, ordered or otherwise aided and abetted in the planning, preparation or execution of the extensive, wanton and unlawful destruction of ... property, not justified by military necessity or knew or had reason to know that subordinates were about to destroy or permit others to destroy ... property or had done so and failed to take necessary and reasonable measures to prevent this destruction or to punish the perpetrators thereof."

The war supposedly in defense of human rights has produced war crimes by NATO, and a civilian casualty rate that is at least three time higher than the casualty rate of the "intolerable" violations of human rights that NATO was supposedly acting to correct.[10]

NATO used depleted uranium, or nuclear waste, during its aggression.

2022 aggression

On April 11, 2022 DefenseNews of Australia reported Serbia had received a battery of FK-3 medium-range, road-mobile, surface-to-air anti-aircraft missile systems and CH-92 armed drones from China.[11]

On July 25, 2022 Serbian Interior Minister Aleksandar Vulin revealed that "One of the largest intelligence services in the world informed me that my views are unacceptable and that if I do not change them and if I do not abandon the policy I lead, everything possible will be done to prevent me from being a member of the Government and they will try to compromise me in any way," he told local media Pink. Vulin said he expects "a massive attack" against him in the media. "The campaign of lies and attacks against me will begin very quickly and in full force. The condition was that I start working for them and abandon my politics, and I won't do it at the expense of my head!" he said. "The intelligence services also told me which agencies will carry out the attack, which journalists and in what way. So, to a greater extent, I know what will happen," he added. The minister stressed that he flatly refused to cooperate with foreign spies. "I don't work for anyone else except the Serbian people, for the Serbian state, and I have no loyalty to anyone else except the president of all Serbs, Aleksandar Vucic."

On July 26, 2022 Biden foreign minister Antony Blinken visited Kosovo.[12] Days later fighting broke out on the Serbian border.[13] On July 31, 2022 tensions erupted as the NATO puppet attempted to implement discriminatory laws against Serbs.[14][15] Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic issued a plea for peace in Kosovo. “The atmosphere has been heated up, and the Serbs will not suffer any more atrocities. My plea to everyone is to try to keep the peace at almost any cost. I am asking the Albanians to come to their senses, the Serbs not to fall for provocations, but I am also asking the representatives of powerful and large countries, which have recognized the so-called independence of Kosovo, to pay a little attention to international law and reality on the ground and not to allow their wards to cause conflict.” Church bells rang in alarm across the northern part of the province amid reports that armed ethnic Albanians were gathering for another pogrom of the remaining Serbs – as had happened in 2004. Kosovo special forces appeared in the city of Kosovska Mitrovicaa.[16] Albanian special forces were deployed to the administrative line.[17]

On August 5, 2022 Vladimir Jukanovic, a representative in the National Assembly of the Serbian Progressive ruling party, proposed Serbia taking the lead in the denazification of the Balkans.

On August 22, 2022 President Vucic urged NATO-led Kosovo Force (KFOR) to "do their job" in Kosovo, warning that if they do not, Serbia will take action to defend Serbs living there. Following the breakdown of negotiations between leaders of Serbia and Kosovo, which were mediated by the European Union in Brussels, President Vucic delivered a televised address to the nation: “We have nowhere to go, we are cornered. We will save our people from persecution and pogroms, if NATO does not want to do it." Additionally, he asserted it is necessary to prevent Kosovo Albanian "gangs" from entering northern Kosovo, where the majority of Kosovo Serbs reside. Serbia was dismembered in a NATO war of aggression in 1998, leaving a minority of Serbs residing in Kosovo. Vucic said the arduous struggle for the survival of Serbs in Kosovo and the city of Metohija continues to this day. Kosovars, he added "refused everything, they only care about destroying the lives of Serbs in Kosovo and Metohija and that the only purpose of bullying our people in Kosovo and Metohija is their final expulsion."[18]

Traditional values protests

Mass protests in Belgrade against NATO aggression and the imposition of gay culture from the West.[19]

With threats from the EU and NATO looming, on Sunday August 13, 2022 a crowd of 50,000 Serbs marched in the streets of Belgrade for traditional values.[20]

On Sunday August 27, 2022 more than 100,000 people marched in a Traditional values parade in Belgrade.[21][22]

NATO warlord Jens Stoltenberg threatened to send NATO forces to exacerbate tensions, however Russian President Vladimir Putin's intervention encouraged reconciliation between the estranged neighbors.[23]

In December 2022 the Serbia-Kosovo front heated up with NATO support for U.S.-backed Kosovo separatists.[24][25]

On December 12, 2022 the Serbian prime minister claimed that the country is on the verge of war with the NATO-backed renegade separatists in Kosovo because of the actions of the Kosovo prime minister and the inaction of the European Union. Another escalation began on December 10 after the arrest of a former Serbian policeman. After his arrest, Serbian protesters, wishing to prevent his transfer to Pristina, erected barricades blocking traffic through two main crossings in the direction of Serbia proper. Gunfire was heard in a several settlements. The forces of the EU Special mission (EULEX) and NATO (KFOR) have already arrived at the crossing in northern Kosovo.

Belgrade sent a request to the NATO mission to deploy forces of Serbian army and police in accordance with the provisions of the UN Security Council resolution.

The situation in the region is aggravated by the recently declared decision of the U.S.-backed separatists to apply for EU membership. President Aleksandar Vucic called those plans a direct violation of the Washington agreements, signed in 2020 with the mediation of the United States. President Vucic said that the Kosovo separatists and the United States were not fulfilling any of the previously reached agreements on the Autonomous Province of Kosovo and Metohija. Vucic also commented on the recent duplicity admitted by NATO ally and former German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the Minsk agreements mediated by Germany between the Donbas Republics and the NATO-backed Kyiv regime were only intended to gain more time to strengthen the Kyiv regime and prepare for war with Russia. The Serbian leader believes that her words change the situation dramatically. “In every sense, first of all politically, and for me this is a clear signal of who cannot be trusted."


  3. The U.S.-NATO Military Intervention in Kosovo.
  4. The United Nations:Chief Instrument of Russia's Errors by Cornelia R. Ferreira. CATHOLIC APOLOGETICS.
  9. NATO Warplanes Jolt Yugoslav Power Grid, By Philip Bennett and Steve Coll, Washington Post, May 25, 1999.
  10. Humanitarian Hypocrisy. University of Pittsburgh.