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Spy Chat - Learn the latest intelligence, national security, and terrorism news

With Chris Costa

Rendezvous Info

Tickets: FREE - No Registration Required


Having trouble getting a handle on world events? Join Spy Museum Executive Director Chris Costa for a discussion of the latest intelligence, national security, and terrorism issues in the news. Costa, a former intelligence officer of 34 years with 25 of those in active duty in hot spots such as Panama, Bosnia, Afghanistan, and Iraq is also a past Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Counterterrorism on the National Security Council.

He will be joined by Spy Museum Advisory Board Member Karen M. Schaefer. During her 26-year career, she held numerous leadership positions within the Central Intelligence (CIA) with overseas assignments as an operations officer in Latin America, Europe, Afghanistan and Iraq. Her headquarters positions included Chief of Operations, Directorate of Science and Technology; Deputy Associate Director of Military Affairs; Deputy Chief of Counterintelligence, Near East Division; Executive Assistant to Deputy Director CIA; and Group Chief, Iran Operations Division.

Together they will draw on their expertise and personal experience to help you make sense of the intelligence, national security, and terrorism cases you’ve heard about…and ones you haven’t. Bring your questions, this is your chance to ask the experts!

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