Stopping the use of chemical weapons is easier said than done — and even a successful attempt to destroy chemical weapons can have nasty side-effects for civilians.
Many Western countries are guilty of drawing lines in the sand and when the line is crossed they just draw a new one. Some have recently argued the U.S. should draw a line alongside them.
Mitt Romney's foreign policy is informed by recycled Bush advisers whose ideas have been thoroughly discredited.
America owes much of its strength to the troops that volunteer to suffer and sacrifice so the average American doesn't have to. If that isn't fighting for freedom, I don't know what is.