May 1, 2013


Steven Bucci

Director, Douglas and Sarah Allison Center for Foreign Policy Studies
The Heritage Foundation



to address

The East Asian Security Environment and US Foreign Policy

ICAS Spring Symposium: Humanity, Liberty, Peace and Security
The Korean Peninsula Issues
and US National Security

May 10 2013 Friday 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Rayburn Office Building Room B318
United States House of Representatives
Capitol Hill Washington DC 20515



Dear Friend:

We are pleased to share with you that Steven Bucci address "The East Asian Security Environment and US Foreign Policy" at the ICAS Spring Symposium on May 10 2013 in Washington DC.

Dr. Steven P. Bucci is the Director, Allison Center for Foreign Policy Studies. Steve is also Senior Fellow at the Heritage Foundation for all issues involving Homeland Security and Defense. He is the strategy and thought leader, and serves as a Subject Matter Expert for Cyber Security, Special Operations, and Defense Support to Civil Authorities. Steve brings over 30 years of leadership at the highest levels of our Government in response to all security threats to America.

Then Colonel Bucci assumed the duties of the Military Assistant to the Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld on 1 July 2001, saw the 9/11 attacks, the War on Terrorism, and led a team of 25 US military experts to Baghdad to directly assist the Coalition Provisional Authority. Steve daily reviewed all intelligence for the Secretary. Retired in 2005, Steve continued to serve as the Staff Director of the Immediate Office of the Secretary of Defense.

Steve was next appointed to serve as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Homeland Defense and Defense Support to Civil Authorities, overseeing policy issues involving the Defense Domains (Air, Land, Maritime, & Cyber), National Guard domestic operational issues, domestic Counter Terrorism, all Readiness Exercises, and Defense response to natural and manmade disasters (e.g., floods, hurricanes, wildfires, and industrial accidents), acting as the primary civilian oversight of U.S. Northern Command.

Steve has published numerous articles on cyber security issues, as well as being the regular cyber contributor to Security Debrief, a leading national security blog. He speaks widely at cyber security related conferences and is sought after for his insights into leading edge cyber policy issues. Steve is also an adjunct professor at George Mason University in Leadership, and an Associate Professor at Long Island University in Terrorism Studies and Cyber Security Policy. Additionally, he serves on the Advisory Board of MITís Geospatial Data Center and is an advisor to the Prince of Wales/Prince Edward Fellows at MIT and Harvard.

Raised in Dobbs Ferry, NY, Steve graduated from the U. S. Military Academy at West Point and holds M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of South Carolina, both in International Relations. He also graduated from the U.S. Army War College and the Hellenic Army War College in Greece.

Thank you.