Afghanistan.JPEG-0b9f5.jpg - Washington Times
Skip to content

Abdullah Abdullah (center), a prominent Afghan opposition leader, registers his candidacy in next year's presidential election in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013.  The election will be key in helping to determine the success or failure of 12 years of U.S.-led military and political intervention in the country. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
Photo by: Rahmat Gul
Abdullah Abdullah (center), a prominent Afghan opposition leader, registers his candidacy in next year's presidential election in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013. The election will be key in helping to determine the success or failure of 12 years of U.S.-led military and political intervention in the country. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

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.