Patrick covered government and politics in South Africa and the Middle East before joining in 1999. Since then he has launched foreign bureaus for in Jerusalem, London and the Pacific Rim. From October 2006 to July 2007, Patrick served as Managing Editor at the organization's world headquarters in Alexandria, Va. Now back in the Pacific Rim, as International Editor he reports on politics, international relations, security, terrorism, ethics and religion, and oversees reporting by's roster of international stringers.

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September 18, 2019, 4:29 AM EDT
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, who is seeking a fifth term, is joined by his wife Sara and others singing Israel’s national anthem at Likud campaign headquarters in the early hours of Wednesday. (Photo by Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty Images)
September 17, 2019, 10:10 PM EDT
Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)
September 17, 2019, 4:31 AM EDT
A F-35A Lightning II at Al Dhafra Air Base, UAE in Apri 2019. (Photo: U.S. Air Force/ Staff Sgt. Chris Thornbury)
September 17, 2019, 4:22 AM EDT
Hong Kong legislator and activist Tanya Chan addresses the U.N. Human Rights Council on Monday. (Photo by Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images) (Adds comment from HRC vice president)
September 16, 2019, 7:50 PM EDT
President Trump speaks in the Oval Office alongside Bahrain’s crown prince. (Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)
September 16, 2019, 4:30 AM EDT
Greta Thunberg, center, takes part in a protest outside U.N. headquarters in New York on September 6. (Photo by Bryan R. Smith/AFP/Getty Images)
September 15, 2019, 9:28 PM EDT
President Trump and (then deputy) Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman in 2017. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)
September 13, 2019, 5:30 AM EDT
Jorge Arreaza, foreign minister of the Maduro regime in Venezuela, waves a copy of the U.N. Charter as he addresses the U.N. Human Rights Council in Geneva on Thursday. (Photo by Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images)
September 13, 2019, 1:55 AM EDT
Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden during Thursday’s debate in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)
September 12, 2019, 4:25 AM EDT
Juan Guaido, recognized by the U.S. and more than 50 other countries as Venezuela's interim president, is seen in front of a screened image of the leader the U.S. no longer views as legitimate, Nicholas Maduro. (Photo by Matias Delacroix/AFP/Getty Images)
September 12, 2019, 4:19 AM EDT
John Bolton arrives for a signing ceremony between President Trump and Kim Jong Un in Singapore on June 12, 2018. (Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
September 11, 2019, 4:29 AM EDT
Taliban fighters in Jalalabad during an Eid ceasefire in June 2018. (Photo by Noorullah Shirzada/AFP/Getty Images)
September 11, 2019, 4:22 AM EDT
U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow in June 2018. (Photo: The Kremlin)
September 10, 2019, 8:25 PM EDT
(Photo by Oliver Contreras-Pool/Getty Images) ( – The Iranian regime on Tuesday welcomed news of National Security Advisor John Bolton’s departure, saying the White House would now be in a position to better understand “the realities in Iran.”
September 10, 2019, 4:37 AM EDT
President Clinton hosts PLO leader Yasser Arafat and Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak at Camp David in July 2000. (Photo by Cynthia Johnson/Liaison via Getty Images)
September 10, 2019, 4:23 AM EDT
President Trump and FIFA president Gianni Infantino on the South Lawn of the White House on Monday. (Photo by Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)
September 9, 2019, 4:22 AM EDT
Protesters wave U.S. national flags as they march to the U.S. Consulate in Hong Kong on Sunday. (Photo by Vivek Prakash/AFP/Getty Images)
September 8, 2019, 8:28 PM EDT
Members of the Taliban delegation in Doha, Qatar, in July. (Photo by Karim Jaafar/ AFP/Getty Images)
September 6, 2019, 3:35 PM EDT
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny addresses demonstrators in Moscow in July, shortly before he was arrested and jailed for 30 days. (Photo by Maxim Zmeyev/AFP/Getty Images)
September 6, 2019, 4:35 AM EDT
Tents set up by the U.N. refugee agency near the city of Kilkis in northern Greece, on September 3, 2019.(Photo by SAKIS MITROLIDIS/AFP/Getty Images)