Indonesia’s naval chief has ordered his commanders to shoot dead armed terrorists or pirates operating in key waterways including the busy Strait of Malacca, which carries a third of world trade. … “In the future, every thief or terrorist at sea has to be shot dead and this should be publicized by the mass media to teach a lesson,” [he] said in a statement.
The United States and Singapore have voiced alarm at the risk of pirates linked to terror groups attacking tankers or other vessels in the Strait, and called for tougher security measures.
Wow. Ask and ye shall receive, huh? Let’s call for extremist imams in manacles next.
I suspect that my friends in the Coast Guard MSTTs would love to implement this kind of policy, if they could.