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CBS and PBS correspondent Charlie Rose scored an interview with Syrian President Bashar al Assad. In it, Assad denied using weapons and accused President Obama of following in the foot steps of GEorge W. Bush. The interview airs in full on Monday — a day ahead of Obama's address to the nation. (screen shot from CBS)

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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.