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New York Yankees' Derek Jeter fields a ground ball before throwing out Detroit Tigers' Austin Jackson in the seventh inning during Game 1 of the American League championship series Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, in New York. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

New York Yankees' Derek Jeter fields a ground ball before throwing out Detroit Tigers' Austin Jackson in the seventh inning during Game 1 of the American League championship series Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, in New York. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

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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.