Dick Allen, former US National Security Advisor
Dick Allen was foreign policy coordinator to US president Richard Nixon, and served twice in the Nixon White House. He was the US national security advisor to president Ronald Reagan from 1981 to 1982, having been Reagan's chief foreign policy advisor from 1977. Dick Allen is a former lecturer in politics at Otago University, and is a fellow of St Margaret's College, Otago. He is president of the Richard V. Allen Company, a Washington-based consulting services.