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Moscow on a mission: A Russian military intelligence ship leads a naval fleet through the Bosporus on Thursday en route to the eastern Mediterranean for observation of U.S. ships and to serve as a roadblock to international action against Syria. (Associated Press)

Moscow on a mission: A Russian military intelligence ship leads a naval fleet through the Bosporus on Thursday en route to the eastern Mediterranean for observation of U.S. ships and to serve as a roadblock to international action against Syria. (Associated Press)

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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.