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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After He Was Deported, He Sold Heroin and Ran a Brothel in Milwaukee Jun 12, 2019

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. Now he could face years in prison. But this story does not start in North Carolina or Wisc... Read More

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Afghanistan Today: The Taliban and Al Qaida Are Still There (and Isis, Too) Jun 05, 2019

As America approaches the 18th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, we also approach the 18th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan. U.S. forces are still there. So are the Taliban and Al Qaida — and a growing branch ... Read More

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Supreme Court: You Can Abort a Baby Because She's a Girl -- For Now May 29, 2019

A mother and father in Indianapolis have only one child, a little girl who is 2 years old. The mother becomes pregnant with another. She and her husband have decided they want only two children — and they want the second to be a boy. Eighteen w... Read More