Though Suu Kyi is the overwhelming favorite to become president of Burma, there are constitutional snags to her taking office, including being a woman and the ethnicity of her husband and children. We take a closer look. And filmmaker Usama Alshaibi joins us to talk about his latest documentary, “American Arab,". Plus, we talk about some of the societal intricacies of Brazilian electoral politics.
Benjamin Netanyahu has been re-elected as prime minister of Israel in a very closely contested election. Natan Sachs from the Brookings institute joins us on the show to talk about the impact of the election. We also take a look at the cultural diversity in India and how the food that is served in the States does not come close to the variety present there. Finally, the UN is releasing a list of songs that make people happy so we asked our listeners to share their picks.