Originally Posted by steelreserve
This is what I've been wondering.
If you know you're going anywhere near Africa, what on earth is stopping anyone with half a brain from just bolting a couple of machine guns to the ship. This whole thing could've been prevented if they'd spent, like, half an hour thinking about basic self-defense.
I heard their was an international law (WTF is that anyway?) stating that no weapons are allowed on these vessels. That needs to be changed!