The U.S. vs. International Terrorists

Smith, Gaddis
August 1977
American Heritage;Aug1977, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p36
The article discusses the experience of United States with Barbary pirates during the eighteenth century. The rulers of the four Barbary states, which include Morocco, Algiers (Algeria), Tunis (Tunisia) and Tripoli (Libya) maintained their revenue and power by capturing ships and cargoes, as well as in making and ransoming slaves.


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