20120909-191358-pic-375730884.jpg - Washington Times
Skip to content

Holger Apfel, the leader of the far right National Democratic Party of Germany, NPD, is shown at a summer festival north of Berlin in August. The NPD, Germany’s biggest far-right party, has been toning down its message recently to try and appeal more to mainstream voters, and amid a new government investigation into whether it should be banned. (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.