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.

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May 26, 2015, 10:48 AM EDT
In Malaysia, one of 11 nations President Obama is seeking to bring into his “Trans-Pacific Partnership” free-trade zone with the United States, the government has prohibited a Catholic newspaper from using the word “Allah,” says the U.S. State Department.
May 22, 2015, 12:07 PM EDT
A billboard in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, depicts Ho Chi Minh, Karl Marx and Vladimir Lenin.
May 21, 2015, 5:40 PM EDT
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had “leadership/ownership/stewardship of this country’s Libya policy from start to finish,” says a triumphant email written by one of Clinton’s top aides as the Libyan rebellion that sought the overthrow of Muammar Qadhafi appeared to be nearing its own triumphant moment. function readyHandler_3557842() {} (function(e,t){if(t._ym===void 0){t._ym="";var m=e.createElement("script");m.type="text/javascript",m.async=!0,m.src="//static.yieldmo.com/ym.m5.js",(e.getElementsByTagName("head")[0]||e.getElementsByTagName("body")[0]).appendChild(m)}else t._ym instanceof String||void 0===t._ym.chkPls||t._ym.chkPls()})(document,window);
May 20, 2015, 3:25 PM EDT
About a third of Americans now say that animals deserve exactly the same right as people to be free from harm and exploitation, according to a new Gallup poll.
May 20, 2015, 1:12 PM EDT
President Barack Obama sent a message to Congress yesterday giving notice that he was extending the "national emergency" that the United States has experienced as a result of the problems in Iraq since 2003.
May 20, 2015, 5:11 AM EDT
This Obama-Malaysia-Vietnam deal that Boehner-McConnell want to fast track through Congress raises many questions. The most obvious: Is there any such thing as free trade with unfree countries?
May 17, 2015, 12:04 PM EDT
At a joint press conference yesterday in Beijing with People’s Republic of China Foreign Minister Wang, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said that the Obama administration intends to cooperate closely with the PRC leading into a U.N. climate conference in Paris in December and that the U.S. is “ending any funding” of coal-fired power projects.
May 16, 2015, 2:32 PM EDT
At a press conference at Camp David on Thursday evening, after meeting with representatives from Arab countries in the Persian Gulf, President Barack Obama said that the world needs transition off of fossil fuels in order to stop climate change and that he is working toward this end.
May 14, 2015, 10:10 PM EDT
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks to Iranian teachers on May 6, 2015. (Screenshot)(CNSNews.com) - Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran’s Supreme Leader, addressed a gathering of Iranian teachers on May 6, who responded to his address by chanting: “God is great! Khamene'i is the leader!
May 13, 2015, 4:38 AM EDT
The real threat to the human race is not in adding numbers to our population but in letting a few people in government play God.
May 12, 2015, 1:23 PM EDT
The number of jobs in manufacturing has declined by 7,231,000--or 37 percent--since employment in manufacturing peaked in the United States in 1979, according to data published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
May 7, 2015, 5:11 PM EDT
In an opinion issued today on behalf of a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, Judge Gerard Lynch—who was appointed by President Obama--said that the argument the Obama Administration presented in defense of a National Security Agency program that collects virtually all U.S. telephone records would result, if accepted, in “an unprecedented contraction of the privacy expectations of all Americans.”
May 6, 2015, 5:02 AM EDT
The District of Columbia Council and Mayor Muriel Bowser have launched a two-front war against the First Amendment rights of Catholic schools and other religious and pro-life institutions in Washington, D.C. What will congressional Republicans do about it?
May 4, 2015, 4:04 PM EDT
http://www.bls.gov/regions/mid-atlantic/news-release/pdf/areaemployment_baltimore.pdfAccording to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 20.7 percent of the nonfarm jobs in the City of Baltimore in March were government jobs.
May 2, 2015, 11:41 AM EDT
After having presented a budget to Congress that will phase out a school-choice program in Washington, D.C., that allows a limited number of children to escape the city’s public schools, President Barack Obama delivered a weekly address today that said all Americans have a responsibility to make sure all children—not just their own—get a great education. 
May 1, 2015, 9:36 AM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Republican Sen. Mike Lee of Utah says that the right to be free from unreasonable searches—which is guaranteed by the Fourth Amendment to the Bill of Rights—is at risk in America today.
April 29, 2015, 5:24 AM EDT
One way to start moving things back in the right direction is to give every parent in Baltimore a voucher worth $17,329 that they can redeem at any school — public, private or religious — to which they choose to send their child.