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Abandoned by those who should have given protection!
on 28 January 2016
Very well written book on a very tentative subject it blows open the story of events in the Bosnian - Serb war and what really happened to Muslims and others when Sebrenica fell, its population having been abandoned by the UN et al and served up on a plate for General Ratko Mladic, Milosevic and others. Almost a killing-field, the Muslim people were sacrificed and slaughtered all in the name of 'ethnic cleansing' and although there were considerably less victims, the pattern of what occurred what not dis-similar to the last time the UN stuck its nose into a war, that of Rwanda concerning Tutse and Hutu tribes. THAT was also a bloodbath and the 'criteria' there for the UN to become really involved was whether what was happening amounted to 'genocide' and while THAT debate was going on thousands of innocents were being butchered. In Sebrenica the Dutch peacekeepers were humiliated, had weapons and equipment stolen on a daily basis and were unable to defend people due to what amounted to the UN's 'Rules of Engagement' or to use another word, its Pacivity. Excellent book on a sad subject.