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 24, 2020
by Rachel Marsden
Pandemic-leveraging ‘Great Reset’ Is Hardly a Myth

PARIS — Mainstream media outlets have spilled copious amounts of ink dismissing the “Great Reset” — the notion that the... Read More

PARIS — Mainstream media outlets have spilled copious amounts of ink dismissing the “Great Reset” — the notion that the global COVID-19 pandemic is being exploited by global decisionmakers to usher in a self-serving agenda — as little more than a figment of active imaginations. The... Read More

October 5, 2020
by Rachel Marsden
Rational People, Party Politics and Our Patriotic Duty

PARIS — It’s almost that time again. As another U.S. presidential election ramps up, so does the frequency of remarks... Read More

PARIS — It’s almost that time again. As another U.S. presidential election ramps up, so does the frequency of remarks along the lines of: “If (the candidate I oppose) wins, I’m moving to (state that overwhelmingly supports the candidate I support).” Some people even vow to... Read More

September 8, 2020
by Rachel Marsden
Why Trump Could Win a Second Term

It would be a huge mistake to write off the 2020 U.S. presidential race result as a foregone conclusion. Many... Read More

It would be a huge mistake to write off the 2020 U.S. presidential race result as a foregone conclusion. Many did so in 2016, taking as a no-brainer that Hillary Clinton would defeat Donald Trump. Some self-deluded Clinton supporters found it so impossible to believe that... Read More

August 27, 2019
by Rachel Marsden
Trump's G-7 Press Conference Stands in Contrast to His Twitter Rants

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- At the conclusion of the annual Group of Seven summit in Biarritz, France, U.S. President Donald... Read More

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- At the conclusion of the annual Group of Seven summit in Biarritz, France, U.S. President Donald Trump emerged on the world stage for a joint press conference with the summit host, French President Emmanuel Macron. It was arguably the best performance of... Read More

March 12, 2019
by Rachel Marsden
Foreign-Policy Meddling Has Become a Two-Way Street

PARIS -- Former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney reportedly tore into current Vice President Mike Pence at a retreat on... Read More

PARIS -- Former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney reportedly tore into current Vice President Mike Pence at a retreat on Sea Island, Georgia, last weekend in front of an exclusive audience of Republican donors. The annual retreat is sponsored by the American Enterprise Institute, where President... Read More

January 29, 2019
by Rachel Marsden
After Middle East Defeats, Neocon Retreads Look to Venezuela for an Easy Win

PARIS -- Breaking with his predecessors, U.S. President Donald Trump has shown a consistent distaste for Middle Eastern wars. ... Read More

PARIS -- Breaking with his predecessors, U.S. President Donald Trump has shown a consistent distaste for Middle Eastern wars. Complex, messy, tribal -- it really makes a neocon long for the good old days of Latin... Read More

December 18, 2018
by Rachel Marsden
Canada and Africa Caught in the Crossfire as US and China Trade Blows

The relationship between the U.S. and China is like a game of water polo: competitive yet relatively civil on ... Read More

The relationship between the U.S. and China is like a game of water polo: competitive yet relatively civil on the surface, but rife with scratching and groin-kicking underwater. A top executive of a Chinese telecommunications... Read More

December 12, 2018
by Rachel Marsden
Saudi Influence on US Foreign Policy May Be Coming to an End

One of the U.S. military-industrial complex's longest-running foreign-war charades may soon come to an end despite objections from the ... Read More

One of the U.S. military-industrial complex's longest-running foreign-war charades may soon come to an end despite objections from the White House. What's puzzling is why President Donald Trump isn't standing up for the values on which he campaigned... Read More

October 30, 2018
by Rachel Marsden
Will a Multipolar World Be Trump's Legacy?

It's obvious that U.S. President Donald Trump's interests closely adhere to those of his favorite programs on Fox News. ... Read More

It's obvious that U.S. President Donald Trump's interests closely adhere to those of his favorite programs on Fox News. I should know -- I used to co-host a Fox News show. When I asked at one point why we weren't discussing... Read More

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