Alan Keyes
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"Alan Lee Keyes" is an American conservative political activist, author, former diplomat, and perennial candidate for public office. A doctoral graduate of Harvard University, Keyes began his diplomatic career in the United States Foreign Service/U.S. Foreign Service in 1979 at the United States consulate in Mumbai/Bombay, India, and later in the American embassy in Zimbabwe.

He ran for President of the United States in U.S. presidential election, 1996/1996, U.S. presidential election, 2000/2000, and U.S. presidential election, 2008/2008 (founding and serving as the presidential nominee of the America's Party (political party)/America's Independent Party in 2008), and was a Republican Party (United States)/Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate in U.S. Senate election, 1988/1988, U.S. Senate election, 1992/1992, and U.S. Senate election, 2004/2004. Keyes was appointed Ambassador to the UN Economic and Social Council/Economic and Social Council of the United Nations by President of the United States/President Ronald Reagan, and served as Reagan's Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs from 1985 to 1987; in his capacities as a UN ambassador, among Keyes's accomplishments was contributing to the Mexico City Policy.

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