The bombing in Syria is based on a flawed strategy – just as Operation Rolling Thunder was during the Vietnam War. But will world leaders learn the lessons of history?
Are air strikes really a way to hold the Syrian regime responsible for its alleged atrocities against humanity? History says no.
Nothing the world has done has stopped Bashar al-Assad's regime from using chemical weapons – but it's imperative to keep trying.
Denial and obfuscation have always been a part of chemical warfare.
Fake news has been used in the past to feed into people's fears and prejudices. A particularly poignant story from 1913 relates to the wrongful conviction of an innocent man named Leo Frank.