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That strategy of symbolic retaliation has clearly failed, emboldening demonic characters like Osama bin Laden to escalate his acts of terror.
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Now with the Rampart Division corruption scandal, police themselves are under attack and suspicion, making their work all the more difficult and emboldening a new generation of gang members.