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Rachel Marsden

Rachel Marsden

Rachel Marsden is a conservative commentator, international political strategist and university professor based in Paris, France. A former Fox News co-host and contributor, she has appeared on CNN, CNBC, Fox Business, Al Jazeera, France24, LCP TV France, Paris Premiere (France), iTele (France), Global Television (Canada) and Sirius Satellite Radio. A professor in the Graduate School of the Institute of Political Studies in Paris, she has written for the Wall Street Journal, Human Events, Spectator Magazine, The Hudson Institute and other commercial and think-tank publications.



Marsden served as director of a key think tank during the lead-up to the Iraq war and has run political and private-sector campaigns in North America and abroad.

Her website can be found at http://www.rachelmarsden.com.


Recent Work

November 2, 2021
by Rachel Marsden
Elon Musk Calls the UN’s Bluff to Open a Pandora’s Box

Multi-billionaire tech magnate Elon Musk built his Tesla Motors and SpaceX empire on $4.9 billion in government subsidies. And now he’s calling... Read More

Multi-billionaire tech magnate Elon Musk built his Tesla Motors and SpaceX empire on $4.9 billion in government subsidies. And now he’s calling out another beneficiary of government largesse: the United Nations. On November 1, the UN’s World Food Programme (WFP) announced in a press release: “42 million people are... Read More

October 5, 2021
by Rachel Marsden
If You Cared About This Week’s Facebook Outage, You’re a Target for Manipulation and Control

On Monday, Oct. 4, major social media applications run by Facebook, including WhatsApp, Instagram, and the social media giant itself,... Read More

On Monday, Oct. 4, major social media applications run by Facebook, including WhatsApp, Instagram, and the social media giant itself, all went dark worldwide for several hours. Not only did the outage prevent billions of users from accessing these services, but even those who only signed... Read More

July 26, 2021
by Rachel Marsden
After American Failure in Afghanistan, China is Trying Another Approach

As the old adage goes, the definition of stupidity is doing the same thing repeatedly and expecting a different result.... Read More

As the old adage goes, the definition of stupidity is doing the same thing repeatedly and expecting a different result. Is anyone in charge going to do any soul searching to ask why history has yet again repeated itself in Afghanistan? American and allied troops evacuated... Read More

July 2, 2021
by Rachel Marsden
No One Wants to Hear Eco-Theories During a Heat Wave

The Pacific Northwest region of the U.S. has been sweltering for the past few days under what weather specialists are... Read More

The Pacific Northwest region of the U.S. has been sweltering for the past few days under what weather specialists are calling a “once-in-a-millennium heat dome.” In neighboring Canada, 60 temperature records were broken during the same heat wave, as the thermometer reached 117.5 degrees Fahrenheit (47.5... Read More

April 20, 2021
by Rachel Marsden
Taking Our Lives Back From COVID-19 is Up to Us, Not the Government

Season One was the gripping saga of a new, mysterious and potentially plague-like virus sweeping across the globe and spooking... Read More

Season One was the gripping saga of a new, mysterious and potentially plague-like virus sweeping across the globe and spooking governments into sending everyone into hiding at home. Then came Season Two: The Variants. But many people have already switched off and tuned out. Good for... Read More

February 16, 2021
by Rachel Marsden
Macron is Becoming Everything Trump Should Have Been

The gatekeepers of the establishment status quo don’t have Donald Trump to kick around anymore. Except that Trump’s voters —... Read More

The gatekeepers of the establishment status quo don’t have Donald Trump to kick around anymore. Except that Trump’s voters — more than 74 million of them — aren’t going anywhere. These are people who chose Trump despite all of the daily shenanigans, tweets and drama, and... Read More

February 2, 2021
by Rachel Marsden
Republican Party Needs to Move on From Trump and Decide What it Stands for

Donald Trump destabilized the Republican Party, and it’s still stumbling around like it’s punch-drunk. The GOP needs to get its... Read More

Donald Trump destabilized the Republican Party, and it’s still stumbling around like it’s punch-drunk. The GOP needs to get its act together fast or risk handing the Democrats free rein to change the face of America. President Joe Biden wasted no time issuing numerous executive orders... Read More

January 19, 2021
by Rachel Marsden
Questions About Foreign Dealings Still Unanswered as Trump Leaves Office

We now know at least three things about the Trump administration that raise unanswered questions as the president leaves office.... Read More

We now know at least three things about the Trump administration that raise unanswered questions as the president leaves office. First, that he had cutouts — associates and loyalists — stumbling around the world, wheeling and dealing and using Trump’s position to try to obtain favors... Read More

December 1, 2020
by Rachel Marsden
Targeted Assassinations Could Open a Pandora’s Box

PARIS — When U.S. President Donald Trump recently requested from his national security advisers a series of options for targeting... Read More

PARIS — When U.S. President Donald Trump recently requested from his national security advisers a series of options for targeting Iran’s main nuclear site, Natanz, his advisers reportedly deterred him from ordering a conventional missile strike. But a question loomed: What option did Trump choose instead?... Read More

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