The Water After Borders summit is taking place at UIC this week where experts on fresh water sustainability discuss issues facing scarce water resources. We set up a panel of experts from the summit to look at the issues facing the Jordan River Valley. Also, we continue our trip to India, this time looking at water sustainability in Rajasthan.
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.
Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu spoke to Congress in what was a very divisive event on Capitol Hill. As only the second foreign leader to speak to Congress three times, his speech focused on nuclear restrictions on Iran. We also discuss the Black Fever epidemic that is currently harming South Sudan.
A Federal judge has dismissed a case filed by prosecutor Alberto Nisman against the Argentine president. With Nisman dead, people continue to rally against the government despite the legal clearance granted. Milos Stehlik talks to the co-director of 'Gett' and 'Dunsinane' hits the Chicago Shakespeare Theater this weekend.
Sami Awad has made Bethlehem his home and peace between Israelis and Palestinians his life's work. We'll find out what keeps him motivated and what he thinks it will take to establish a comprehensive peace plan.