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

July 10, 2019, 8:08 AM EDT
(NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images) For the first time in our nation's history, there is now a federal department spending an average of more than $100 billion per month.
July 3, 2019, 12:32 PM EDT
President Donald Trump with President Xi Jinping of China in Beijing, Nov. 9, 2017. (Getty Images/Thomas Peter-Pool)
July 3, 2019, 4:40 AM EDT
"Declaration of Independence" by American artist John Trumbull shows 42 of the 56 signers of the document. All American politicians of the founding era share one thing in common with those of the current: Like all human beings, they are imperfect.
June 27, 2019, 5:49 PM EDT
Justice Clarence Thomas, Elena Kagan, Samuel Alito and Chief Justice John Roberts (Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla)
June 26, 2019, 4:37 AM EDT
The World War I memorial cross in Bladensburg, Maryland. (Photo by Eric Baradat//AFP/Getty Images) Ninety-nine years ago, Democrat Sen. John Walter Smith of Maryland provided $50 of his own — not government — money to help erect a cross in his home state.
June 21, 2019, 6:20 PM EDT
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June 19, 2019, 11:08 AM EDT
President Donald Trump and former President Barack Obama at Trump's inauguration ceremony, Jan. 20, 2017. (Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla) Question: Would President George Washington have launched an offensive military action without prior authorization from Congress? Answer: no.
June 12, 2019, 4:29 AM EDT
The U.S.-Mexico border fence near Nogales, Arizona. (Photograph by Charles Ommanney/Getty Images) When they first arrested him in North Carolina in 2006, they let him go and asked him to come back for a hearing in Georgia. Instead, he ended up in Wisconsin.
June 7, 2019, 10:00 AM EDT
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June 7, 2019, 9:19 AM EDT
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June 5, 2019, 5:10 AM EDT
Rubble in Shadal Bazaar, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, which previously had been the front line of fighting against ISIS-K . (Photo by Andrew Renneisen/Getty Images)
May 29, 2019, 7:21 AM EDT
The Supreme Court on May 28 refused to decide whether all humans have a right to life. (File Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images) A mother and father in Indianapolis have only one child, a little girl who is 2 years old. The mother becomes pregnant with another.
May 22, 2019, 4:40 AM EDT
(Photo by EyesWideOpen/Getty Images) At the 2016 Olympic trials, sprinter Tori Bowie ran a lifetime best of 10.78 in the 100-meter dash. But English Gardner edged her out, running 10.74.
May 15, 2019, 6:45 PM EDT
Chinese President Xi Jinping making a toast, April 26, 2019. (Getty Images/Nicolas Asfouri-Pool) (CNSNews.com) - Chinese holdings of U.S. Treasury securities hit a 22-month low in March, according to data released today by the U.S. Treasury.
May 15, 2019, 4:35 AM EDT
(Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images) The workers who assemble Apple iPhones make a starting wage of $3.15 per hour in the People's Republic of China, according to The New York Times.
May 10, 2019, 6:13 PM EDT
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