The Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (hereinafter referred to collectively as "Parties" and individually as "Party"),
Desiring to establish and develop mutually beneficial and equitable economic and trade relations on the basis of mutual respect for their respective independence and sovereignty;
Acknowledging that the adoption of and compliance with international trade norms and standards by the Parties will aid the development of mutually beneficial trade relations, and should be the underlying basis of those relations...
Abraham the spiritual father of nations General forgetfulness of God when Abraham arose Civilization in his
age Ancestors of Abram His settlement in Haran His moral courage The call of Abram His migrations The
Canaanites Abram in Egypt Separation between Abram and Lot Melchizedek Abram covenants with God The
mission of the Hebrews The faith of Abram Its peculiarities Trials of faith God's covenant with Abram The
sacrifice of Isaac Paternal rights among Oriental nations Universality of sacrifice Had Abram a right to
sacrifice Isaac? Supreme test of his faith His obedience to God His rig...
Children’s health is the foundation for health throughout life, and measures of child health are
important indicators of our nation’s overall state of health. This chartbook focuses on the health of
children to explore whether we are reaching our full health potential as a nation and in every state.
Does democracy hurt or help economic performance? There are few questions in political economy that have attracted more attention over the years. Thinking on this subject, in one form or another, goes all the way back to Plato—who favored aristocracy to democracy, and has preoccupied many of the most fertile minds in political philosophy. More recently, with the
advent of cross-national data sources and statistical techniques, there have been numerous econometric studies investigating the relationship between political liberties and economic growth......
Although most car-sharing has been established, been carried on, and has grown in terms of
numbers of participants, without any form of public support being provided, the presence of
national support could enable car-sharing to develop more effectively. Certain legal
restrictions hinder the development of car-sharing at present, although they are probably less
of a hindrance than lack of awareness in different organizations which have the possibility to
boost the use of car-sharing. Some antiquated legal hindrances to the development of car-
sharing should be altered.