If you are in the area and NEGATIVE about US involvement in the region, you can only be from one country: Serbia. I have traveled extensively throughout the region in recent years and I can guarantee you that these nations will NOT be complaining:
So that leaves two that have anti-American views: Greece (perenniel) and then the most vociferous: Serbia. So I would surmise that based on your name and given that you have claimed to be a neighbor that you are Serbian, in which case, I would direct your attention to the media of your own nation which was tightly controlled during Milosevic’s reign and hardly warranted more than a “completely lacking in freedom” rating from ALL international media rating organizations including that of the precious UN.
Sorry that the issue was one of great concern to you. I know that these issues are very strongly felt but I would second Tigerman’s question and ask what should the US have done differently or instead?
And in all fairness, why should Americans care at all about their image abroad? Should we ask the Turks what they think of the Greeks? the Armenians? Syrians? Bulgarians?
Should we ask the Croats what they think of the Serbs? I would hazard a guess that except in some quarters in Greece, Serbia is mostly widely disliked in the region. Then with Hungary should we ask how they feel about the Germans? the Romanians? the Slovaks? the Austrians? the Serbs? etc.?
I for one am not going to be losing any sleep over this. The world is better overall because of the United States and those that find specific problems with American foreign policy or America can certainly bring those up for rational discussion but the emotional ruined more places than helped is clearly not the case and if it is, I want detailed proof of this position since I for one believe that there is absolutely no way to prove such a premise and in fact that it can very easily be disproved.