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The Michelangelo Towers hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014. Rwanda’s former spy chief Patrick Karegeya was found dead, possibly strangled, in his room at the hotel, police said Thursday, and opposition leaders immediately accused Rwandan President Paul Kagame of ordering his assassination. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)

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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.