India World Chess Championship.JPEG-09a75.jpg - Washington Times
Skip to content

World Chess Federation President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, left, presents new world chess champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway with a laurel wreath at the award presentation ceremony of the FIDE World Chess Championship in Chennai, India, Monday, Nov. 25, 2013. Carlsen won the match in Chennai Friday beating Indian title holder Viswanathan Anand. (AP Photo/Arun Sankar K.)
Photo by: Arun Sankar K.
World Chess Federation President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, left, presents new world chess champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway with a laurel wreath at the award presentation ceremony of the FIDE World Chess Championship in Chennai, India, Monday, Nov. 25, 2013. Carlsen won the match in Chennai Friday beating Indian title holder Viswanathan Anand. (AP Photo/Arun Sankar K.)

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.