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Syrian women attend an anti-government protest in Banias, Syria, on Saturday, April 16, 2011, in this photo taken by a citizen journalist on a cellphone and acquired by the Associated Press. (AP Photo)
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Syrian women attend an anti-government protest in Banias, Syria, on Saturday, April 16, 2011, in this photo taken by a citizen journalist on a cellphone and acquired by the Associated Press. (AP Photo)

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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.