216f9b73548271074c0f6a706700fa45.jpg - Washington Times
Skip to content

Filipino sisters and independent filmmakers Nadioua Bansil, left, and Linda Bansil, sit following a press conference at the Western Mindanao Command in Zamboanga city, southern Philippines Friday, Feb. 21, 2014. Two Filipino sisters kidnapped by Muslim extremists eight months ago escaped their captors in the jungles of the southern Philippines and told authorities they were kept in isolation in a hut on a meager diet. (AP Photo)

Filipino sisters and independent filmmakers Nadioua Bansil, left, and Linda Bansil, sit following a press conference at the Western Mindanao Command in Zamboanga city, southern Philippines Friday, Feb. 21, 2014. Two Filipino sisters kidnapped by Muslim extremists eight months ago escaped their captors in the jungles of the southern Philippines and told authorities they were kept in isolation in a hut on a meager diet. (AP Photo)

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.