In a policy statement issued today called Renewing America's Global Leadership, NAFSA applauds President Obama's commitment to beginning a new chapter in U.S. global leadership and engagement and pledges its support in contributing to "a shared future of peace, security, and well-being" by advancing international education.

NAFSA writes: "Our country, and indeed the entire world, welcomes the path our new president has charted – one that seeks to return America to its core principles, to reaffirm our commitment to extending a hand of friendship and understanding to the global community, and to assert our shared humanity in the advancement of peace in our world."

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Read the full statement

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