Bosna i Hercegovina From the book "Politics of Genocide" author dr. Herman During the civil wars that accompanied the dismantling of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia in the s, the United States, Germany, NATO, and the European Union EU all sided with the national groups seeking to break away from the unified federal state, and opposed the national group that held out for the longest time to preserve it, the Serbs; this placed the Western bloc solidly behind the Croats and Slovenes, then the Bosnian Muslims, and finally the Kosovo Albanians. Because the wars were supported and even carried out by the NATO powers, and there was significant ethnic cleansing and ethnic killings, it goes almost without saying that not only "ethnic cleansing" but also the words "massacre" and "genocide" were quickly applied to Serb operations.
The ice sheet scraped away large amounts of regolithleaving the bedrock that serves as the geologic foundation for much of New York City today.
Later on, movement of the ice sheet contributed to the separation of what are now Long Island and Staten Island. Born in Santo Domingo of Portuguese and African descent, he arrived in Manhattan during the winter of —, trapping for pelts and trading with the local population as a representative of the Dutch.
Dutch rule A permanent European presence in New Netherland began in — making New York the 12th oldest continuously occupied European-established settlement in the continental United States  — with the founding of a Dutch fur trading settlement on Governors Island.
This program had little success. In —, in an effort to bolster economic growth, the Dutch West India Company relinquished its monopoly over the fur trade, leading to growth in the production and trade of food, timber, tobacco, and slaves particularly with the Dutch West Indies.
During his tenure, the population of New Netherland grew from 2, to 8, He instituted regulations on liquor sales, attempted to assert control over the Dutch Reformed Churchand blocked other religious groups including QuakersJewsand Lutherans from establishing houses of worship.
Discovery of the African Burying Ground in the s, during construction of a new federal courthouse near Foley Squarerevealed that tens of thousands of Africans had been buried in the area in the colonial years.
The trial and acquittal in Manhattan of John Peter Zengerwho had been accused of seditious libel after criticizing colonial governor William Cosbyhelped to establish the freedom of the press in North America.
The Stamp Act Congress met in New York in Octoberas the Sons of Libertyorganized in the city, skirmished over the next ten years with British troops stationed there.
The Battle of Long Islandthe largest battle of the American Revolutionary Warwas fought in August within the modern-day borough of Brooklyn.
After the battle, in which the Americans were defeated, the British made the city their military and political base of operations in North America. The city was a haven for Loyalist refugees and escaped slaves who joined the British lines for freedom newly promised by the Crown for all fighters.
As many as 10, escaped slaves crowded into the city during the British occupation. When the British forces evacuated at the close of the war inthey transported 3, freedmen for resettlement in Nova Scotia. They resettled other freedmen in England and the Caribbean.
The only attempt at a peaceful solution to the war took place at the Conference House on Staten Island between American delegatesincluding Benjamin Franklinand British general Lord Howe on September 11, Shortly after the British occupation began, the Great Fire of New York occurred, a large conflagration on the West Side of Lower Manhattan, which destroyed about a quarter of the buildings in the city, including Trinity Church.
New York was the last capital of the U. New York interracial abolitionist activism continued; among its leaders were graduates of the African Free School. The completion of the Erie Canal through central New York connected the Atlantic port to the agricultural markets and commodities of the North American interior via the Hudson River and the Great Lakes.
InMayor Fernando Wood called upon the aldermen to declare independence from Albany and the United States after the South seceded, but his proposal was not acted on.May 28, · It is a May evening, and Sir Howard Stringer, the Sony Corporation's avuncular chief executive, works the room at a party that the media scion James Murdoch holds for .
The PlayStation Network outage was the result of an "external intrusion" on Sony's PlayStation Network and Qriocity services, in which personal details from approximately 77 million accounts were compromised and prevented users of PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Portable consoles from accessing the service.
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