Richard V. Allen

Richard V. Allen served as Ronald Reagan’s senior foreign policy advisor 1977-1980 and as his first national security advisor accompanied Reagan to Montebello in 1981. He is Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and has written the foreword to Farewell: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Century, which is being published today by AmazonCrossing.

The Extraordinary Case of Farewell


Thirty years ago in late July 1981, the G-7 Economic Summit opened at Chateau Montebello, Quebec. Anticipation was both high and low. In his six-month tenure, Ronald Reagan had not only openly challenged the Soviet Union in his first news conference at ten days in office and survived an assassination attempt at 69 days, but […]

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