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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June 27, 2019, 12:31 AM EDT
The candidates mingle on the platform in Miami. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
June 26, 2019, 11:38 PM EDT
Sen. Cory Booker makes a point during Wednesday night’s debate. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
June 26, 2019, 4:48 AM EDT
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo shakes hands with Indians Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Wednesday. (Photo by Jacquelyn Martin//AFP/Getty Images)
June 26, 2019, 4:26 AM EDT
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan John Bass, in Kabul on Tuesday. (Photo by Jacquelyn Martin/AFP/Getty Images)
June 25, 2019, 4:56 AM EDT
The Al-Hol camp in northeastern Syria, where among tens of thousands of people displaced by the conflict are foreign ISIS fighters and family members. (Photo by Delil Souleiman/AFP/Getty Images)
June 24, 2019, 8:36 PM EDT
Iranian foreign minister Javad Zarif and then-Secretary of State John Kerry, in New York in April 2016. (Photo by Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)
June 24, 2019, 5:44 AM EDT
Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei attends a graduation ceremony at the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ academy, Imam Hossein University. (Photo: Office of the Supreme Leader)
June 23, 2019, 10:10 PM EDT
President Trump leaves Marine One at the White House on Sunday, after spending the weekend at Camp David. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)
June 21, 2019, 4:18 AM EDT
Congregants at the Legacy International Worship Center church in Pittsburgh hold a worship service on Thursday night, hours after learning about the arrest of the alleged terrorist. (Screen capture: YouTube)
June 20, 2019, 9:48 PM EDT
A U.S. Air Force RQ-4A Global Hawk. (Photo: Northrup Grumman)
June 20, 2019, 2:43 AM EDT
Joint Investigation Team official Wilbert Paulissen addresses a press conference in Nieuwegein, the Netherlands on June 19, 2019. (Photo by Robin van Lonkhuijsen/AFP/Getty Images)
June 19, 2019, 11:45 PM EDT
Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas. (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)
June 19, 2019, 1:40 AM EDT
(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) ( – The Democratic Party “has become more radical, more dangerous, and more unhinged than at any point in the modern history of our country,” President Trump said on Tuesday night.
June 18, 2019, 9:04 PM EDT
Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan sits alongside President Trump during a cabinet meeting at the White House on January 2. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
June 18, 2019, 1:47 AM EDT
U.S. Army soldiers fire a Howitzer artillery piece providing support for Iraqi security forces during the fighting against ISIS. (Photo: U.S. Army/Spc. William Gibson, File)
June 17, 2019, 10:53 PM EDT
Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi in Cairo in March 2013. (Photo: U.S. Embassy, Cairo)
June 17, 2019, 1:52 AM EDT
The Norwegian-owned Front Altair tanker burns in the Gulf of Oman on June 13. (Photo by AFP/Getty Images)
June 16, 2019, 10:12 PM EDT
Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., is a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
June 16, 2019, 7:29 PM EDT
Hong Kong protestors on Sunday hold posters depicting the territory’s chief executive Carrie Lam, whom many want to resign. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)
June 14, 2019, 4:38 AM EDT
Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, left, with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Ilhan Omar. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)