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Whit Stillman's background as a New York-raised former Parisian shows in his demeanor, but his wit is wry, and can be distinguished by his insistence on not turning his characters, especially upper-class ones, into nasty stereotypes. (Photograph provided by Sony Pictures Classics)

Whit Stillman's background as a New York-raised former Parisian shows in his demeanor, but his wit is wry, and can be distinguished by his insistence on not turning his characters, especially upper-class ones, into nasty stereotypes. (Photograph provided by Sony Pictures Classics)

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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.