Within the past ten years Yugoslavia has undergone major political changes. In 1991 and 1992 four Yugoslav republics, Slovenia,Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, declared their independence from Yugoslavia. Serbia and Montenegro then formed the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. After Yugoslavia began skirmishing with ethnic Albanianrebels in Kosovo at the end of 1998, NATO forces began airstrikes in late March, 1999.
Caoncluding eleven weeks of bombing, the Yugoslavgovernment allowed a NATO peacekeeping force into Kososvo.Social Issues