The United States was barely a Nation when in 1785, Tripoli's ambassador to England, Abdrahaman informed John Adams that Tripoli and the U.S. were at war.
Abdrahaman further informed Adams that a treaty could be purchased[.]
Peace, did not endure, and by 1805 U.S. Marines were fighting on the shores of Tripoli.
The U.S.'s war with Mohammedan Jihadism began more than 223 years ago and continues to this day--only the location has moved from the shores of the Mediterranean to the banks of the Euphrates and Tigris.
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h/t Mudville Gazette's Dawn Patrol