Now Saudi Arabia is doing something smart.
"In principle a Saudi has the right to carry a weapon, if he has a permit. Likewise a foreign resident, if he felt in danger he could get a permit to carry a weapon," Nayef was quoted as saying by the official Saudi Press Agency on Thursday.
"I mean a personal weapon which a person can have in his own country," the prince said.
There is one gun in America for every single man, woman, and child.
It is only fair that our workers in other countries who are being attacked finally get the rights that they have at home.
Or course I don't know what the permit situation is like. Is it hard to get? Is it expensive?
But if oil companies take a certain percentage of people and train them in general security and defense tactics. We can at least shoot back, though the enemy will still have better illegal weapons (rpgs and automatics), still I would rather have a gun than no gun.