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Bhutan, the United Nations, and Gross National Happiness

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The United Nations now has "Happiness" on the global agenda — a major achievement for of Bhutan — a Himalayan country of less than a million people.  Which are the "Happiest" countries and who decides?  What are the obstacles to reaching the UN's new goal? Also, clashes at the Syrian border leave Turkey concerned, and suspected white killers and black victims.

Banner image: Bhutanese school children wave the national flag as they wait for the arrival of the royal couple in Thimphu on October 14, 2011.Photo by Prakash Singh/AFP/Getty Images