NATO intervened justifying the war as humanitarian wars (Zajmi 2004). The Yugoslav forces agreeing to exit from Kosovo. The KLA disbanded immediately after this.
Various groups emerged to help Kosovo to solve their disputes. These groups included the NATO, the UN and the OSCE. Our focus however is NATO. There always exists some level of suspicion when it comes to intention of interveners. They emphasized on the continuous use of diplomatic, political and economic means to end conflict. Despite the debate by the UN and contact group, NATO was more ready to consider military means to resolve crisis. That is why their reason for intervention was being doubted. In fact, despite the lack of UN mandate, NATO became a key actor in the crisis. They start planning for a wider range of military options in Kasovo. At first, the national Atlantic council (NAC) stated that they had legitimate interest in developments in Kasovo due to the impact on their stability of the whole region. Then in May 1998, NATO’s foreign minister told the military authority to prepare to dispatch alliance forces to Albania believing that the mere threat of air strikes on a few days would get them to a negotiating table. The tactics consisted of focus on getting agreements for the early stages of the operations and refraining from discussion of long term options. That is the threat of airstrikes in a few days could not allow Milosevic to comply (Siani 2003).
NATO issued an activation warning thus increasing its preparedness to tackle the problem in Kosovo (Jokić 2003). Almost 250000 Albanians had been displaced out in the woods and without the basic needs. This was considering that the season of coldness that is the winter was approaching. After two weeks, threats intensified resulting in NATO to take appropriate measures. They were ready to begin