Another, the thirteenth, Letter from an Ohio Farmer
is out. The Letter considers two questions raised by the massive fact of the bin Laden killing: "Following the killing of Osama bin Laden on the orders of the President
of the United States, some prominent European politicians, clerics, and
journalists condemned the act. Americans, many of whom continue publicly
to applaud bin Laden's death, were likened to "Muslims celebrating in
the Gaza Strip" following the attacks on America on September 11, 2001.
What should Americans think of such criticisms? How, more generally,
should we regard the opinions of the peoples and governments of other