Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yubamrung says miscommunication and a lack of teamwork between security agencies is hampering counter-insurgency strategies in the far South.
Mr Chalerm made his first visit to the violence-plagued region last week. He said on Wednesday that many security officials in the region were still confused about the proper chain of command.
Mr Chalerm, who is in charge of security in the far South, opened a new counter-insurgency command centre in Bangkok last year to drive state strategies for ending southern unrest.
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