Virtual Spy Chat with Chris Costa

with Darrell M. Blocker

Rendezvous Info
Thursday, June 23, 2022
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET
Ticketing Info

Join us for an online discussion of the latest intelligence, national security, and terrorism issues in the news. Spy Museum Executive Director Chris Costa will lead the briefing. 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 Darrell M. Blocker, former Deputy Director of the CIA’s Counterterrorism Center.

Darrell Blocker

Blocker is the Chief Operating Officer for MOSAIC Security, a strategic intelligence, crisis management, and executive advisory firm. He retired from government service after a successful 32-year career in the US intelligence community, including 28 years as a CIA operative. Blocker is an ABC News National Security Analyst and Contributor with expertise on North Korea, Iran, and terrorism.  

He was awarded the CIA’s Distinguished Career Intelligence Medal and was recognized as the most senior Black officer in CIA’s Directorate of Operations upon retirement in 2018. Blocker is developing espionage-themed content in Hollywood, serving as a tv consultant, and volunteers with nonprofits dedicated to serving youth in the foster care system (

Following their discussion of key issues, you’ll be able to ask questions via our online platform.

Auto-generated closed captioning will be available for this program.