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

August 11, 2016, 4:57 PM EDT
Islamic State supporters in Mosul, Iraq.
August 10, 2016, 4:05 PM EDT
(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)(CNSNews.com) - During the 90 full months President Barack Obama has completed serving in the White House—February 2009 through July 2016--the U.S.
August 10, 2016, 4:28 AM EDT
If you pay federal taxes — no matter where you live and no matter where you send your children to school — you help subsidize the public schools in Philadelphia, Detroit and Washington, D.C.
August 5, 2016, 2:34 PM EDT
President Obama speaking to a town hall meeting of the Young African Leaders Initiative, Aug. 3, 2016.
August 5, 2016, 9:07 AM EDT
(AP Photo)(CNSNews.com) - The United States ran a $161,025,400,000 merchandise trade deficit with China through the first six months of 2016 (Janaury through June), according to data released today by the U.S.
August 4, 2016, 10:57 AM EDT
Justice Stephen Breyer speaking at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)(CNSNews.com) - The U.S.
August 4, 2016, 7:03 AM EDT
Has President Barack Obama, who leaves office in January, provided a good or bad model for those who will succeed him? Here are five ways he has disserved his office:
July 29, 2016, 1:21 PM EDT
(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)President Barack Obama may become the first president since Herbert Hoover not to serve during a year in which the growth in real GDP was at least 3 percent.
July 28, 2016, 4:30 PM EDT
A mural of late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez in Sabaneta, Venezuela.
July 28, 2016, 9:37 AM EDT
 Cardinal Raymond Burke, who has served as archbishop of St.
July 27, 2016, 5:34 AM EDT
When gov't takes complete control of health care, there won't be room for religious liberty.
July 21, 2016, 7:01 AM EDT
The Republican-controlled House cut its first spending deal with Obama in March 2011. Since then, the federal debt has increased by more than five trillion dollars in less than five and a half years.
July 20, 2016, 4:57 PM EDT
(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)(CNSNews.com) - The federal debt moved above $19,400,000,000,000 for the first time as of the close of business on Tuesday, according to the data released today by the U.S. Treasury.
July 15, 2016, 4:17 PM EDT
President Obama delivers State of the Union Address on Jan. 12, 2016.
July 14, 2016, 2:36 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The federal government collected approximately $2,468,827,000,000 in tax receipts in the first nine months of fiscal 2016 (October through June), according to the Monthly Treasury Statement released today.
July 13, 2016, 8:21 AM EDT
What should the U.S. do about its trade relationship with the U.K.?
July 11, 2016, 3:09 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The number of homicides committed with a firearm in the United States in 2014 was 10,945, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s report on its final data on deaths in this county for that year, which was released on June 30.The 10,945 firearm homicides in 2014 represented a 40-percent drop from the peak hit in 1993, when there were 18,253 firearm homicides in the country, according to CDC data.
July 6, 2016, 3:29 PM EDT
(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)(CNSNews.com) - The United States ran a $29,016,900,000 merchandise trade deficit with China in May, according to the data released today by the U.S. Census Bureau.
July 6, 2016, 7:53 AM EDT
To force a family-owned pharmacy whose proper aim is to serve human life to cooperate in the taking of it — or to leave the pharmacy business — is an act of tyranny. It is an act that simultaneously attacks the right to life and the freedom of conscience.