Bin Laden definitely embraced the American Style of Aggression and who paid the penalty? Civilians.
Bush Embraced Bin Laden Ideology (I have been sent by god to do what i am doing) and who is paying the price? Civilians.
That said... no democracy can be an ideal role model anywhere. The problem starts when One Democracy wants to prove its merit over other Democracy by highlighting certain selectively carved out incomplete reports and turning a blind eye to others. And if nyone tries to reason it out, the American obsession of Al Sahaaf is blatantly brought out in print.