Tory backbenchers voted on Thursday night to go to war against Prime Minister David Cameron.
The rebels - along with their Labour allies - launched their attack by shooting down a bill in Westminster.
"We have learned from the events of the Iraq war," said one Tory MP. "We're voting against our leader - which is what Labour MPs should have done back then."
Those against the war, however, have urged people to send aid to Cameron instead.
"He may be a terrible leader who has inflicted pain on his own people," one told us, "but attacking a man already ravaged by internal fighting will only make things worse."
It is not yet known whether the war will lead to a regime change.
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