OSHR 1174 - Inside the USSR and Russia - U.S. Intelligence

  • Noncredit

This course is offered through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Colorado State University. You must be a member of Osher to enroll in this course.

Enter a fascinating real world via informative and thought-provoking slides and PowerPoints. All information and examples presented are now unclassified.

Topics include "Living under Communism," "How We Spied inside the USSR" "Understanding Putin," "The U.S. Intelligence Community," "Navy and Marine Corps Human Intelligence in Vietnam, the USSR, Mediterranean, and the First Gulf War," and "Understanding Terrorism."

Noncredit courses do not produce academic credit nor appear on a Colorado State University academic transcript.


Captain Richard (Dick) Life

Captain Richard (Dick) Life, U.S. Navy (Ret) is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Georgetown University (MA Russian Area Studies), and the Army War College. From 1962-91, he served as an intelligence officer in Vietnam, the U.S. Embassy Moscow, & NATO. Trained by the CIA & DIA, he has extensive personal experience as a Cold War human intelligence collector and all-source analyst.