20120222-174827-pic-155004146.jpg - Washington Times
Skip to content

President Obama welcomes guests during a salute to blues music Tuesday in the East Room of the White House. The star-studded event featured Mick Jagger and B.B. King, among others, and was taped for broadcast Monday night on PBS. (Associated Press)

President Obama welcomes guests during a salute to blues music Tuesday in the East Room of the White House. The star-studded event featured Mick Jagger and B.B. King, among others, and was taped for broadcast Monday night on PBS. (Associated Press)

Featured Photo Galleries

Mahan 3.jpg

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.