Voorhoeve was the leader of the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy between 1986 and 1990 and served as the Dutch Minister of Defence between 1994 and 1998. He received severe criticism for his role in the Srebrenica massacre but did not resign. He is a member of the Dutch Council of State. In 2010 he left the VVD and joined the liberal Democrats 66 party.
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- "Rutte betreurt vertrek Voorhoeve - archief". Nrc.nl. 2010-09-20. Retrieved 2016-05-19.
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- Jonathan Witteman, "Zoon Kadhafi schreef dissertatie over democratie 'en pleegde plagiaat'," de Volkskrant, February 24, 2011.
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Rudolf de Korte
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3 December 1986 – 30 April 1990
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