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A Syrian rebel runs for cover in the Sunni district of Jabb al-Jandali in Homs, Syria, on Monday, May 14, 2012.  (AP Photo/Fadi Zaidan)
Photo by: Fadi Zaidan
A Syrian rebel runs for cover in the Sunni district of Jabb al-Jandali in Homs, Syria, on Monday, May 14, 2012. (AP Photo/Fadi Zaidan)

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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.