Ex-General Leads Megawati in Indonesia Election

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Former Gen. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono leads incumbent Megawati Sukarnoputri after polls close in Indonesia's first direct presidential election. Yudhoyono has promised stronger leadership in fighting terrorism and boosting the economy of the world's most populous Muslim nation. NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to NPR's Michael Sullivan.



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