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The battalion was under-strength, poorly led, and the Serbs came into town, handcuffed the soldiers to the telephone poles, marched the Muslims off, and executed them.
Retired US General: Gay Dutch Troops Contributed to Srebrenica Massacre
Thursday's hearing included testimony from both sides of the debate over the law known as "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," which requires gay service members to keep quiet about their sexual orientation or face expulsion from the military. Dutch state to blame for Srebrenica deaths, court rules. The United States has been debating for years on the wisdom of allowing open homosexuality in its military. Mr Levin vehemently rejected Sheehan's allegation, saying that drawing a connection between the massacre at Srebrenica and gays in the Dutch military was "totally off-target". Most Popular Valentine's Candy by State. The failure of the Dutch UN troops to fend off an attack by Bosnian Serb forces had "nothing to do with sexual orientation" but was related to "their training and the rules of engagement," Mr Levin said. Articles with Dutch-language external links.
Sign up for free access to 3 articles per month and weekly email updates from expert policy analysts. Inthe Netherlands was the first country to ban discrimination against gays in the military. In the United States. The failure of the Dutch UN troops to fend off an attack by Bosnian Serb forces had "nothing to do with sexual orientation" but was related to "their training and the rules of engagement," Mr Levin said. Gen Sheehan said that after the end of the Cold War, European militaries changed and concluded "there was no longer a need for an active combat capability. He said he believed a younger generation in the military was ready to accept openly gay members in the armed forces.