Putin, save face, for what you frikking lunatic? The community organizer is the one trying to stop the humiliation. Obama is the laughing stock. The world, including Democrats here basically told Obama to take a hike.<quoted text>
Yes, that is entirely possible. Russia is one of the nations that has stood in the way of the U.N. resolution to use military force against Syria. Seems completely plausible that Putin would want to save face by taking control of the situation. He has already taken steps in that direction.
Do you live on Mars?