Barbary cavalry perform for Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi and Italy's Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi in Rome August 30, 2010. Gaddafi's invitation to hundreds of young women to convert to Islam overshadowed a two-day visit to Italy intended to cement the growing ties between Tripoli and Rome. REUTERS/Max Rossi (ITALY - Tags: POLITICS ANIMALS)
The introduction and overview of Thomas Jefferson’s papers at the Library of Congress supports a News Max article from 2009 outlining the history of the US with the Barbary pirates and reminds us that if we don’t know history, we are doomed to repeat it:
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