IRAQ_Thir.jpg - Washington Times
Skip to content

In this Thursday, July 15, 2010, file photo, Iraq's Minister of Justice Dara Noureddin, left, and U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Jerry Cannon, right, hold a symbolic key to the US Theater Internment Facility at Camp Cropper during a ceremony transferring the facility to Iraqi control in Baghdad, Iraq. U.S. and Iraqi officials say four prisoners with links to al Qaeda have escaped from the U.S.-controlled part of a prison in Baghdad. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo, File)
Photo by: Maya Alleruzzo
In this Thursday, July 15, 2010, file photo, Iraq's Minister of Justice Dara Noureddin, left, and U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Jerry Cannon, right, hold a symbolic key to the US Theater Internment Facility at Camp Cropper during a ceremony transferring the facility to Iraqi control in Baghdad, Iraq. U.S. and Iraqi officials say four prisoners with links to al Qaeda have escaped from the U.S.-controlled part of a prison in Baghdad. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo, File)

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.