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Brooklyn Nets forward Mirza Teletovic (33) tries to block a shot by Miami Heat forward LeBron James (6) during the second half of Game 5 of a second-round NBA playoff basketball game in Miami, Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The Heat won 96-94. (AP Photo)

Brooklyn Nets forward Mirza Teletovic (33) tries to block a shot by Miami Heat forward LeBron James (6) during the second half of Game 5 of a second-round NBA playoff basketball game in Miami, Wednesday, May 14, 2014. The Heat won 96-94. (AP Photo)

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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.