~ The Annual B.C. Lee Lecture ~
The Heritage Foundation is honored to host Representative Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, for a major address on U.S. policy in the Asia-Pacific region.
U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R-CA) became the Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs in January 2013. He is serving his 11th term in Congress representing Southern California’s 39th District. As a longtime active member of the Foreign Affairs Committee, he is known for his knowledge of many different regions of the world and analytical foresight into key U.S. foreign policy issues. Immediately prior to becoming Chairman of the Committee, Representative Royce served as Chairman of the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade and a member of the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific.
Heritage’s annual B.C. Lee Lecture was endowed by the Samsung Group in honor of its founder, the late B.C. Lee, to focus on the U.S. relationship with the Asia-Pacific region. Representative Royce continues the B.C. Lee tradition of speakers representing the leading voices in American Asia policy. Previous lectures have been delivered by Henry Kissinger, Jesse Helms, Donald Rumsfeld, Colin Powell, Condoleezza Rice, Senator Joseph Lieberman and many others.
More About the Speakers
The Honorable Ed Royce (R-CA)
Chairman, House Committee on Foreign Affairs
Edwin J. Feulner, Ph.D.
Founder, Chairman of the Asian Studies Center, and Chung Ju-yung Fellow