We recommend that everyone read them in order, including our Russian and pro-Russian readers.
Adams concludes, in the first post, that we probably won’t ever know what is really happening over there. After throwing out some intriguing suggestions, and pointing out something that Russia’s partisans and agents have noted: a chemical attack would be illogical for Assad, since he was winning conventionally. If not Assad, then who?
If faked, by whom? For what reason?
Adams’s “persuasion” prism is a very useful way of looking at things that are caught up in propaganda.