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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Iraqi 'Republic': No Christian Converts May 16, 2018

The 2017 State Department report on human rights in Iraq, which was released last month, begins by unambiguously declaring: "Iraq is a constitutional parliamentary republic." It says, "The outcome of the 2014 parliamentary elections generally met int... Read More

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Will Paul Ryan Exit Stage Right? May 09, 2018

The congressman, then only 38 years old, was the ranking Republican on the House Budget Committee — and understood the fiscal crisis this nation was heading toward better than anyone. "If our country, if the federal government of the United Sta... Read More

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Liberate America From Public Schools May 02, 2018

Eighth-grade students all across America took the National Assessment of Educational Progress tests in reading and mathematics in 2017 and the results demonstrate two facts. First: Public schools are doing a bad job teaching their students these two ... Read More