Small Country, Highly Trained Soldiers

Serbia, one of the nations that emerged from the former Yugoslavia, has been viewed negatively by the West due to the wars resulting in the collapse of Yugoslavia in which NATO combated Serb forces. However, Serbia is currently a member of NATO’s Partnership for Peace Plan, and conducts operations against crime and terrorism in the region.  Despite it’s size, Serbia possesses some of the most highly-trained special forces in Eastern Europe, such as the Жандармерија, or Žandarmerija. These soldiers utilize tactics deemed unconventional by Western standards, but appear to produce effective results.

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