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The Lyric Opera of Chicago stages "Show Boat" last month under the direction of Francesca Zambello. Washington National Opera will perform it next spring. (Photo courtesy Washington National Opera)

The Lyric Opera of Chicago stages "Show Boat" last month under the direction of Francesca Zambello. Washington National Opera will perform it next spring. (Photo courtesy Washington National Opera)

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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.