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

April 6, 2016, 2:31 PM EDT
(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)Does the president of the United States have the power to unilaterally tell millions of individuals who are violating federal law that he will not enforce that law against them now, that they may continue to violate that law in the future and that he wil
April 4, 2016, 5:43 PM EDT
(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)Forty-three U.S. senators presented a brief to the U.S.
April 1, 2016, 10:59 AM EDT
(AP Photo/Danny Johnston)(CNSNews.com) - The United States lost 29,000 manufacturing jobs in March while gaining jobs in retail trade, food services and drinking establishments, according to data released today by the Bureau of L
March 31, 2016, 3:20 PM EDT
People in line at an ATM machine in Athens, Greece, on July 10, 2015.
March 30, 2016, 12:49 PM EDT
President Barack Obama signs the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on March 23, 2010. (AP Photo/J.
March 30, 2016, 8:27 AM EDT
Many reporters attending oral arguments in the Supreme Court sit in assigned chairs on the far left side of the chamber.
March 24, 2016, 12:29 PM EDT
Justice Sonia Sotomayor leaves the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 4, 2009, after attending the annual Red Mass.
March 23, 2016, 4:25 AM EDT
The United States of America was verbally assaulted this week from Cuban soil — by our own president.
March 18, 2016, 12:15 PM EDT
(AP Photo/Matt Rourke)(CNSNews.com) - The number of people receiving benefits from the Social Security Administration topped 60,000,000 for the first time at the beginning of 2016.
March 17, 2016, 9:20 AM EDT
(Screen Capture)(CNSNews.com) - Secretary of State John Kerry declared this morning that in his view the Islamic State--which he called DAESH--is committing genocide against Yazidis, Christians and Shia Muslims.
March 16, 2016, 5:01 AM EDT
The federal government has a duty to enforce this nation's borders and do it in a humane manner that minimizes harm to human life both inside U.S. territory and on the approaches to it.
March 14, 2016, 8:08 PM EDT
(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)(CNSNews.com) - The U.S.
March 14, 2016, 4:48 PM EDT
(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)(CNSNews.com) - Secretary of State John Kerry warned in a statement issued on Aug.
March 10, 2016, 3:59 PM EST
(AP Photo)(CNSNews.com) - The U.S. Treasury hauled in a record of approximately $1,248,371,000,000 in tax revenues in the first five months of fiscal 2016 (Oct. 1, 2015 through Feb.
March 10, 2016, 8:00 AM EST
This nation does not need a new revolution. We need to go back to the principles of that first revolution that made us the United States of America.
March 2, 2016, 4:24 AM EST
Will President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry falsely declare that the Islamic State is not guilty of genocide against Christians and other religious minorities in the areas it controls? If so, they will show contempt for the truth.
February 26, 2016, 4:05 PM EST
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)(CNSNews.com) - The United States has now gone a record 10 straight years without 3 percent growth in real Gross Domestic Product, according to data released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis.
February 24, 2016, 3:14 PM EST
(Screen Capture)(CNSNews.com) - Secretary of State John Kerry told the House Appropriations Subcommittee on the Department of State and Foreign Assistance today that he is having an “additional evaluation” done to help him determine whether the systematic murder of Christians and other religious minorit
February 24, 2016, 4:22 AM EST
What is there to be optimistic about as Obama moves through the eighth — and final year — of his presidency? Certainly not the economic future of the United States.
February 17, 2016, 4:16 AM EST
What will be next from what Antonin Scalia rightly called the "unelected committee of nine" that now revises our Constitution?