About Terence P. Jeffrey

Terence P. Jeffrey

Terence P. Jeffrey

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 11 children. Both his parents were doctors of medicine.

Terry earned a bachelor’s 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 Master 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 nominated him for the Pulitzer Prize for his investigative editorials about then-House Speaker Jim Wright. In 1992, he served as issues and research director for Pat Buchanan’s first Republican presidential campaign. In 1993-94, 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 and is a regular guest on CNN’s Situation Room. He and his wife, Julie, have five children and live in the Virginia suburbs outside of Washington, D.C.

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A Glacial Reminder Aug 15, 2018

You cannot drive to Glacier Bay, and you cannot stay there. But if you are lucky, you can sail around it in a ship and watch mountains, waterfalls and massive rivers of ancient ice passing on either side. It seems a primeval place — in a state... Read More

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Apple Is Not As American As Apple Pie Aug 08, 2018

Last week, Apple became the first U.S.-based corporation to see its market value top $1 trillion. But is it really an American company? "Apple imports chips, antennae and sensors from Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, the United States and Europe into Chin... Read More

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Is Illegal Immigration Moral? Aug 01, 2018

People who willfully break the immigration laws of the United States are also breaking the moral law — because they are breaking just laws. They are not victims; they are victimizers. Among those harmed by their lawbreaking: U.S. workers and U.... Read More