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Wreckage is seen inside a room damaged by shelling by Syrian government forces in Homs. Activists reported at least 50 people were killed in military assaults targeting government opponents on Wednesday. (Associated Press)

Wreckage is seen inside a room damaged by shelling by Syrian government forces in Homs. Activists reported at least 50 people were killed in military assaults targeting government opponents on Wednesday. (Associated Press)

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Say hello, Assad: See the Navy warships off the coast of Syria

The Navy has sent four warships — USS Ramage, USS Mahan, USS Gravely and USS Barry — armed with ballistic missiles into the eastern Mediterranean Sea amid violence in Syria. Navy ships are capable of a variety of military actions, including launching Tomahawk cruise missiles as they did against Libya in 2011.