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Bombings In Thailand Leave Unanswered Questions

Thai soldiers patrol near the Erawan Shrine, a popular tourist landmark in Bangkok on Aug. 16, 2016, the eve of the first anniversary of a bomb attack that killed 20 people. (Munir Uz Zaman/AFP/Getty Images)
Thai soldiers patrol near the Erawan Shrine, a popular tourist landmark in Bangkok on Aug. 16, 2016, the eve of the first anniversary of a bomb attack that killed 20 people. (Munir Uz Zaman/AFP/Getty Images)
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A year ago today, 20 people were killed when a bomb exploded at a shrine in central Bangkok. And just last week, there was a series of smaller bombings in some tourist areas of the country.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with BBC correspondent Jonathan Head, who says there is concern among the Thai people that the government isn't doing enough to investigate the attacks.

Guest

Jonathan Head, Southeast Asia corespondent for the BBC. He tweets @pakhead.

This segment aired on August 17, 2016. The audio for this segment is not available.

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