The pace has been slowed in part by bad weather and a decent regard for the safety of NATO pilots.
Without troops on the ground, for instance, it is hard for NATO pilots to identify their targets.
NATO pilots never know when I might turn my radar on, so they won't fly below 15,000 feet.
NATO pilots in their planes have the right to respond when challenged.
It will raise the risk to our NATO pilots when we resume operations over Kosovo.
A1 NATO pilots are told to fire only as a last resort over Bosnia.
The issue is not providing information about future targets, which would clearly endanger NATO pilots.
Deceptive markings on helicopters further complicated matters for NATO pilots.
Bad weather is one important hindrance to the NATO pilots.
This would give the NATO pilots targets that could be much more easily spotted and bombed.