Why? Aren’t moderate Muslims thronging the streets, dancing in celebration and handing out candy? Didn’t bin Laden represent a Tiny Minority of Extremistsâ„¢ despised by the Vast Majority of Peaceful Muslims?
“US warns of anti-American violence after bin Laden,” by Matthew Lee for the Associated Press, May 1:
WASHINGTON — The State Department early Monday put U.S. embassies on alert and warned of the heightened possibility for anti-American violence after the killing of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden by American forces in Pakistan.
In a worldwide travel alert released shortly after President Barack Obama late Sunday announced bin Laden’s death in a U.S. military operation, the department said there was an “enhanced potential for anti-American violence given recent counterterrorism activity in Pakistan.”
“Given the uncertainty and volatility of the current situation, U.S. citizens in areas where recent events could cause anti-American violence are strongly urged to limit their travel outside of their homes and hotels and avoid mass gatherings and demonstrations,” it said….