Hashim Thaci, leader of the KLA, kissed Secretary of State, Madeleine Albright on both cheeks after he had just executed six of his top officers.  According to Hashim Thaci, leader of the Albanian extremists in Kosovo, in their attacks on Yugoslav troops and police Albanians used local civilians as human shields. That inevitably led to civilian casualties, which was used by NATO in  brutal attacks on Serbia and Yugoslavia