America’s Last Successful Mideast War

Americans who know any history – there may be a couple of dozen left – are all familiar with America’s first Mideast war, that against Tripoli under President Jefferson. Far less well known is our war with Algiers in 1815. A nicely-written new book, The End of Barbary Terror (well, for a while, anyway) by … Continue reading “America’s Last Successful Mideast War”