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Minnesota Timberwolves center Ronny Turiaf (32) blocks a shot by Chicago Bulls forward Taj Gibson (22) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Minneapolis, Wednesday, April 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

Minnesota Timberwolves center Ronny Turiaf (32) blocks a shot by Chicago Bulls forward Taj Gibson (22) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Minneapolis, Wednesday, April 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

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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.