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  1. Government - Government type: Constitution-based federal republic; strong democratic tradition

  2. Economy - Stock of direct foreign investment - at home: .22 trillion (2008 estimate)

  3. Military - Manpower fit for military service: males age 16-49: 59,413,358; females age 16-49: 59,187,183 (2008 estimate)

  4. Communications - Television broadcast stations: 2,218 (2006)

  5. Economy - Economic aid - donor: ODA, .53 billion (2006)

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United States Government Administrative divisions 50 states and 1 district*; 

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  1. Government - Political parties and leaders: Democratic Party [Howard DEAN]; Green Party; Libertarian Party [William (Bill) REDPATH]; Republican Party [Robert M. (Mike) DUNCAN]

  2. Economy - Current account balance: -8.8 billion (2008 estimate)

  3. Transnational Issues - Disputes - international: the U.S. has intensified domestic security measures and is collaborating closely with its neighbors, Canada and Mexico, to monitor and control legal and illegal personnel, transport, and commodities across the international borders; abundant rainfall in recent years along much of the Mexico-US border region has ameliorated periodically strained water-sharing arrangements; 1990 Maritime Boundary Agreement in the Bering Sea still awaits Russian Duma ratification; managed maritime boundary disputes with Canada at Dixon Entrance, Beaufort Sea, Strait of Juan de Fuca, and around the disputed Machias Seal Island and North Rock; The Bahamas and US have not been able to agree on a maritime boundary; US Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay is leased from Cuba and only mutual agreement or US abandonment of the area can terminate the lease; Haiti claims US-administered Navassa Island; US has made no territorial claim in Antarctica (but has reserved the right to do so) and does not recognize the claims of any other states; Marshall Islands claims Wake Island; Tokelau included American Samoa's Swains Island among the islands listed in its 2006 draft constitution

  4. Government - Flag description: 13 equal horizontal stripes of red (top and bottom) alternating with white; there is a blue rectangle in the upper hoist-side corner bearing 50 small, white, five-pointed stars arranged in nine offset horizontal rows of six stars (top and bottom) alternating with rows of five stars; the 50 stars represent the 50 states, the 13 stripes represent the 13 original colonies; known as Old Glory; the design and colors have been the basis for a number of other flags, including Chile, Liberia, Malaysia, and Puerto Rico

  5. People - HIV/AIDS - deaths: 17,011 (2005 estimate)

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