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 7, 2015, 1:28 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - According to the Daily Treasury Statement for Friday, April 3, which was published by the U.S. Treasury on Monday, April 6, that portion of the federal debt that is subject to a legal limit set by Congress closed the day at $18,112,975,000,000—for the 21st day in a row.
April 2, 2015, 4:40 AM EDT
The Obama administration's plan for thwarting the Islamic State, which it carefully calls ISIL, is to encourage multisectarianism in Iraq -- getting Iraqi Sunnis in regions controlled by the Islamic State to acquiescence to a government in Baghdad that is not dominated by Sunnis.
March 27, 2015, 1:10 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The debt of the federal government has grown $16,955,289,814,977.42 during the 32 years that current Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada has served in the United States Congress.
March 25, 2015, 6:59 AM EDT
One thing is clear: It should now be our policy to support — not destabilize — secular Middle Eastern and North African regimes that resist, for their own reasons, militant Islamic radicals.
March 24, 2015, 11:19 AM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - The seasonally adjusted electricity price index climbed to a new record of 213.009 in February, up from 212.290 in January and from 206.404 a year ago. The average price for a KWH of electricity—at 13.8 cents—was also the highest it has ever been in the month of February.
March 18, 2015, 4:11 AM EDT
This is the new platform of the congressional wing of the party Ronald Reagan once led: We will increase federal spending by 3.3 percent per year.
March 17, 2015, 11:16 AM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Medicare and Medicaid made a combined $77.4 billion in improper payments in fiscal 2014, a 20.4 percent increase from fiscal 2013, according to data published by the Government Accountability Office and the federal paymentaccuracy.gov website.
March 11, 2015, 5:56 AM EDT
It is doubtful that the U.S. can use military force to eradicate radical Islamist ideology from the Middle East. But we can pursue policies that prevent radical Islamist ideologues from coming here while supporting governments in the Middle East that share our interest in containing them there.
March 7, 2015, 12:12 AM EST
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper (AP Photo)
March 5, 2015, 4:14 PM EST
Secretary of State John Kerry and Prince Saud al-Faisal, the Saudi foreign minister, in Riyadh on Nov. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Jason Reed, Pool)
March 5, 2015, 12:26 AM EST
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei addressing Iranian Air Force personnel on Feb. 8, 2015. (AP Photo/Office of Iranian Supreme Leader)
March 4, 2015, 4:52 AM EST
Would Pope Francis build a secret uranium-enrichment facility? The question is absurd. But would Iran's Supreme Leader, Grand Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, build one? The answer: No, he has built at least two.
March 2, 2015, 1:24 PM EST
(AP Photo/Jeffrey Ball)
February 28, 2015, 12:18 PM EST
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson sent a letter to leaders of Congress last week informing them that 170,000 of 200,000 of his department’s employees would continue working even if Congress refuse to allow the department to use money from the U.S. Treasury to implement President Obama’s plan to allow up illegal aliens to stay in the United States and get work permits and Social Security Numbers.