Into The Fire

The U.S. leads NATO's ferocious assault against the Milosevic regime--and finds itself tested in the harsh crucible of combat. In the bid to halt ethnic slaughter, has the alliance ignited a new Balka

If there was a single moment that captured both the fear and the optimism in NATO's shatteringly violent assault on Yugoslavian President Slobodan Milosevic last week, it came after the second wave of attacks, when British Air Commodore David Wilby played an astonishing "bombsight" video. The snippet--about eight seconds long--showed a NATO bomb streaking into an ammunition depot in Kosovo. Milliseconds after the bomb strike, the video showed a large explosion. And then an almost imperceptible snake of flame sneaked outward to a nearby building and triggered a blast so bright and hot it turned the infrared video image from night...

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