Historically, it’s generally considered that American intervention in the Balkans during the troubles of the 90s was a good thing, that prevented more bloodshed than actually happened.
The counter-argument is quite different and quite convincing, and a further indictment of Western interventionism.
The violence didn’t stop. The innocent continued to die. America’s legacy, with regards the former Yugoslavia reaches far beyond those lands and in a modern globalised world, to this day touches us all.
Read Jonathan Marshall’s account of actual events over here.