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Triggered (1509-1520): The Barbarossas for Tunisia

Tunisia — Not random

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Action A, B of 50024 - The Barbarossas for Ottoman Empire


In the 16th century, Spain occupied various ports in North Africa. Algiers was blockaded and forced to pay tribute. Other ports were captured outright. The desperate Muslims called for help from the Ottoman sultan, then the caliph of all Islam. Two corsair brothers, the Barbarossas petitioned the sultan to send them with a fleet to North Africa. The brothers planned to use the city of Tunis as a launching point for piracy operations and attacks on Algiers. To convince the sultan of Tunisia, they gifted him with sumptuous presents.


A. Let them use Tunis as a base of operations

B. We feel like laughing