APTOPIX China Politic_Lea.jpg - Washington Times
Skip to content

Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi gives a press conference during the National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Monday, March 7, 2011. Mr. Yang said there is now a positive atmosphere in relations with the United States following a rocky year in which the two countries feuded over issues ranging from Taiwan to Internet freedom. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
Photo by: Ng Han Guan
Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi gives a press conference during the National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Monday, March 7, 2011. Mr. Yang said there is now a positive atmosphere in relations with the United States following a rocky year in which the two countries feuded over issues ranging from Taiwan to Internet freedom. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

Featured Photo Galleries

Mahan 3.jpg

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.