Civil War and Genocide in the Balkans Notes through News Srebinka Genocide Memorial Sarajevo, Yugoslavia. Winter Olympics 1984 Map of Yugoslavia, January 1991 June 1991, Croatia and Slovenia secede from Yugoslavia Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister of the UK March 1992, Bosnia declares independence from Yugoslavia. Yugoslavia begins military action to maintain Bosnia. The Siege of Sarajevo, April 1992-February 1996 Srebenica Massacre, July 1995 Marking the Massacre in Srebrenica - Video - TIME.com Relatives of the victims of the Srebrenica Massacre came together for the 15th anniversary of the atrocity and held a mass burial for 775 exhumed bodies. Slobodan Milosevic Concentration Camps, Bosnia, 1992-1995 Dayton Agreement, 1995 Kosovo War and Genocide, 1998-1999 USA and NATO get involved in fight for Kosovo, 1998 Clinton Commits the United States to the Kosovo War Video - Bill Clinton - HISTORY.com On March 24, 1999, after Serbian leaders refused to discuss peace and instead launched an attack against Kosovo, the United States joined forces with NATO in airstrikes against Serbian forces. In an address to the nation, President Bill Clinton explains why the military action is necessary. Kosovo declares independence from Serbia in 2008 with the USA's support. Big Question---Which is more important: ethnic or national pride? Heritage or country?