DEFENSE INTELLIGENCE FORUM: Mr. Daniel J. Kostecka on China's Maritime Strategy

  • 26 Aug 2010
  • 11:30 AM
  • Pulcinella Restaurant, 6852 Old Dominion Drive, McLean, VA

Pay at the door with a check for $29 made payable to DIAA, Inc

Social hour starts at 1130, lunch at 1200


Mr. Daniel J. Kostecka

will speak on China's Maritime Strategy


Mr. Kostecka is a research fellow at the National Defense Intelligence College and a  senior Navy analyst.  He was a China analyst in DIA and has served in the Government Accountability Office.  With ten years' active Air Force duty, he now is a major in the Air Force Reserve.  He recently completed a four-month tour at HQ US Central Command.  Mr. Kostecka has a BS in mathematics from Ohio State University, a MA in military and diplomatic history from Harvard University, a MA in national security policy from the Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce at the University of Kentucky, and a MSSI from the National Defense Intelligence College.


This forum will follow a modified Chatham House rule.  You may use the information, but with the exception of speaker's name and subject, you may make no attribution.


The Defense Intelligence Forum is open to members of all Intelligence Community associations and their guests.


RSVP by Monday, 16 August, by email to


-- In your response, give your name and the names of your guests.  For each, choose chicken, salmon, pasta with meat, or meatless pasta.

-- Include also telephone numbers and email addresses.


Pay at the door with a check for $29 per person.

-- Make checks payable to DIAA, Inc.

-- WE DON’T TAKE CASH!  If you don’t have a check, you’ll have to have the restaurant charge your credit or debit card $29 and give the restaurant's copy of the receipt when you check in for lunch.






From I-495:  Take the Route 123 exit toward McLean, turn right on Old Dominion Drive.  Pulcinella will be in the second block on your left.


From I-66:  Take I-495 north toward Maryland and then Route 123 toward McLean.  Turn right on Old dominion Drive.  Pulcinella will be in the second block on your left.


From GW Parkway:  Take the 123 exit toward McLean and turn left on Old Dominion Drive.  Pulcinella will be in the second block on your left.


Parking:  Pulcinella has a large parking lot.  You can park also in the Staybridge Hotel lot, diagonally across the street in the southwest corner of Old Dominion Drive and Beverly Road.

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