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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August 16, 2019, 4:30 AM EDT
President Trump welcomes Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to the White House in March. (Photo by Michael Reynolds - Pool/Getty Images)
August 15, 2019, 10:03 PM EDT
The Iranian supertanker Grace 1 off the coast of Gibraltar on August 15. (Photo by Jorge Guerrero/AFP/Getty Images) (Updated)
August 15, 2019, 4:34 AM EDT
The new Russian laser weapon Peresvet. (Photo: Russian Ministry of Defense)
August 15, 2019, 4:26 AM EDT
Hong Kong police charge protestors in the city's Sham Shui Po district on Wednesday. (Photo by Anthony Kwan/Getty Images)
August 14, 2019, 4:43 AM EDT
The tanker Stena Important and another commercial vessel is accompanied in the Gulf by the Royal Navy frigate HMS Montrose in July. (Photo: U.K. Ministry of Defence)
August 14, 2019, 4:33 AM EDT
Tens of thousands of protesters took part in the rally in central Moscow on August 10. (Photo by Yuri Kadobnov/AFP/Getty Images)
August 13, 2019, 4:38 AM EDT
A staffer at a nuclear museum in the closed city of Sarov with the first Soviet nuclear bomb. Behind that, the first Soviet thermonuclear bomb is visible. (Photo by Alexander Nemenov/AFP/Getty Images)
August 13, 2019, 4:26 AM EDT
People’s Armed Police personnel train in southern China’s Guizhou province. (Photo: PLA)
August 12, 2019, 4:33 AM EDT
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Chinese President Xi Jinping during a visit to Beijing in July. (Photo: Presidency of Turkey)
August 12, 2019, 4:22 AM EDT
A still from a video clip captured by Hong Kong Free Press on Sunday. (Screen capture: YouTube)
August 9, 2019, 4:32 AM EDT
French President Emmanuel Macron meets with Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani at the U.N. in New York last September. (Photo by Ludovic Marin/AFP/Getty Images)
August 8, 2019, 4:37 AM EDT
A photo posted by the Taliban’s news agency purportedly shows the explosion in Wednesday’s suicide car bombing in Kabul. (Photo: Al Emarah)
August 8, 2019, 4:24 AM EDT
On President Trump’s orders, the American flag flies at half staff in memory of those killed in the Texas and Ohio shootings. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
August 7, 2019, 5:23 AM EDT
Protesters in Hong Kong throw back tear gas fired by the police on Monday. (Photo by Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images)
August 7, 2019, 4:15 AM EDT
Pakistani Muslims demonstrate in Islamabad against the Indian decision in Kashmir. (Photo by Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images)
August 6, 2019, 4:31 AM EDT
The Royal Navy frigate HMS Montrose is in the Gulf region. (Photo: U.K. MoD)
August 6, 2019, 4:18 AM EDT
An employee counts Chinese banknotes at a bank in China’s Jiangsu province. (Photo by AFP/Getty Images)
August 5, 2019, 5:16 AM EDT
People hold up their phones during a prayer vigil organized by the city, after a shooting left 20 people dead at the Cielo Vista Mall Wal-Mart in El Paso, Texas, on August 4, 2019. (Photo by Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)
August 5, 2019, 5:08 AM EDT
Defense Secretary Mark Esper speaks to reporters over the Pacific Ocean on Friday. (Photo: DoD/Amber I. Smith)