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Chicago Cubs' Mike Olt, left, celebrates with manager Rick Renteria, right, and Anthony Rizzo after hitting a solo home run during the second inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds in Chicago, Saturday, April 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Chicago Cubs' Mike Olt, left, celebrates with manager Rick Renteria, right, and Anthony Rizzo after hitting a solo home run during the second inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds in Chicago, Saturday, April 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

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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.