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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (center) arrives at his hotel in New York on Monday, Sept. 19, 2011, to attend the 66th General Assembly session of the United Nations. (AP Photo/David Karp)
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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (center) arrives at his hotel in New York on Monday, Sept. 19, 2011, to attend the 66th General Assembly session of the United Nations. (AP Photo/David Karp)

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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.