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 28, 2016, 5:31 AM EDT
The House of Representatives voted unanimously last month to declare that the Islamic State is committing genocide against Christians and other religious minorities in Syria and Iraq. Secretary of State John Kerry had no choice but to concur. Will they now find no way to allow Middle Eastern Christians fleeing that genocide to find refuge in our land?
April 21, 2016, 12:13 PM EDT
Archbishop Thomas Wenski of Miami (Screen Capture)The U.S.
April 20, 2016, 4:44 AM EDT
The solicitor general argued that the administration was not granting foreign nationals illegally in the United States "lawful status." It was instead granting them "lawful presence." Chief Justice John Roberts pressed him on the point: "I'm sorry ... just so I get that right ... Lawfully present does not mean you're legally present." "Correct," said the solicitor general.
April 15, 2016, 12:52 PM EDT
(Screen Capture)(CNSNews.com) - Over the course of the 86 full months that President Barack Obama has completed serving in the White House—from February 2009 through March 2016--the U.S.
April 13, 2016, 5:19 AM EDT
President George Washington warned those in public office that they must respect the constitutional limits on their power — and warned of the consequences for the nation if they did not.
April 11, 2016, 5:15 PM EDT
(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)(CNSNews.com) - One of the Department of Homeland Security’s fiscal 2016 goals is for U.S.
April 7, 2016, 7:25 AM EDT
The Obama administration has constructed a convoluted — and unconvincing -- argument it hopes will provide the activists on the Supreme Court with a cover story to explain why this president does not need not faithfully execute the nation's immigration laws.
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.