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Anti-regime protesters hold up a Syrian army defector as they chant slogans against Syrian President Bashar Assad during an evening protest in the Rastan area of Syria's Homs province on Monday, Jan. 30, 2012. (AP Photo)
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Anti-regime protesters hold up a Syrian army defector as they chant slogans against Syrian President Bashar Assad during an evening protest in the Rastan area of Syria's Homs province on Monday, Jan. 30, 2012. (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.