"I was under initial instructions to sacrifice Srebrenica, Goradze and Zepa... and I felt it was wrong."
According to Holbrooke the instruction to abandon the enclaves was given by Tony Lake, a former senior Clinton advisor.
Holbrooke goes on to say,
"I look forward to the day when Srebrenica is fully back in the hands of its original inhabitants, who are Muslims."
An audio clip of the interview can be found here.