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Butler's Erik Fromm (4) battles Georgetown's Mikael Hopkins (3) and Reggie Cameron (1) for a rebound in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Doug McSchooler)

Butler's Erik Fromm (4) battles Georgetown's Mikael Hopkins (3) and Reggie Cameron (1) for a rebound in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Doug McSchooler)

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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.