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United Nations-Arab League special envoy to Syria Kofi Anan addresses the United Nations General Assembly on the situation in the Syrian Arab Republic, Thursday, June 7, 2012, at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Photo by: Mary Altaffer
United Nations-Arab League special envoy to Syria Kofi Anan addresses the United Nations General Assembly on the situation in the Syrian Arab Republic, Thursday, June 7, 2012, at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

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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.