Terence P. Jeffrey started as editor in chief of CNSNews.com in September 2007. Prior to that, he served for more than a decade as editor of Human Events, where he is now an editor at large. Terry was born in San Francisco and raised in the Bay Area, the seventh of eleven children. Both his parents were doctors of medicine.

Terry earned a bachelors degree in English Literature from Princeton in 1981. In 1984-85, he studied Arabic at the Arabic Language Institute of The American University in Cairo. In 1986-87, he studied in the Masters of Arts in Arab Studies program at Georgetown University, but did not earn a degree. From 1987-91, he was an editorial writer for The Washington Times, which entered his investigative editorials about then-House Speaker Jim Wright for consideration for the Pulitzer Prize. In 1992, he served as issues and research director for Pat Buchanan's first Republican presidential campaign. In 1993-1994, he served as executive director of The American Cause, an educational foundation. In 1995-96, he was national campaign manager for Pat Buchanan's second Republican presidential campaign. Buchanan that year won the Alaska, Louisiana and Missouri caucuses, placed second in the Iowa caucuses, and won the New Hampshire primary. Terry writes a weekly column for the Creators Syndicate. He and his wife, Julie, have five children and live in the Virginia suburbs outside Washington, D.C.

My Articles

October 7, 2015, 4:28 AM EDT
When the founders of this nation wrote the Constitution they created a charter for the greatest and truest free-trade zone in history — and they did not seek its approval on a fast track.
September 30, 2015, 4:30 AM EDT
When Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards testified in the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee this week, Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) fervently attempted to present himself as a champion of women. He did this by forcefully advocating their literal destruction. And, yes, he seemed unaware of the irony.
September 23, 2015, 6:37 AM EDT
In 1818, when only 8 years old, Gioacchino Pecci began his studies with the Jesuits at a school in Italy. Seventy-three years later, as Pope Leo XIII, he published Rerum Novarum, an encyclical letter simultaneously defending the rights of working people and private property. As this pope saw it, they were inseparable.
September 16, 2015, 9:29 AM EDT
There exists in America today what can be called a balance of fear, and it is nowhere better described--through the acts of young Christians who overcome it--than in Tony Perkins' new book, "No Fear: Real Stories of a Courageous New Generation Standing for Truth."