The best descriptions for the public's confusion over how the government is tackling violence in the far South and the latest problem in that region _ the Rohingya _ could perhaps be: two voices are worse than one; there is one voice that should not be ignored; so far, not so good.
Let's start with the violence. Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yubamrung and National Security Council (NSC) chief Paradorn Pattanatabutr obviously have different theories on who was behind the torching of 76 security cameras in seven districts of Yala province on Jan 14.
Mr Chalerm suspects business conflicts were behind the burning of the CCTVs in 43 locations across the southern province. He was not convinced that insurgents did the damage to the equipment.
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