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 4, 2019, 4:32 AM EDT
Reps. Brenda Lawrence (D-Mich.), Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) and Lee Zeldin (R-N.Y.) announce the new caucus, at the American Jewish Committee’s Global Forum in Washington. (Photo: AJC)
June 4, 2019, 4:22 AM EDT
Chinese paramilitary police officers salute each other below a portrait of Mao Zedong in Tiananmen Square, Beijing. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)
June 3, 2019, 4:25 AM EDT
President Obama and Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei at an Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit (APEC) in Manila in November 2015. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
June 2, 2019, 9:13 PM EDT
Iranians marking the annual Quds (Jerusalem) Day in Tehran on Friday burn an American flag. (Photo: Tasnim news agency/Masoud Shahrestani)
May 31, 2019, 4:39 AM EDT
National Security Advisor John Bolton and President Trump. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
May 31, 2019, 4:32 AM EDT
Prime Minister Theresa May and then-Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson in 2017. May is leaving Downing Street next week and Johnson is a favorite in a 12-way race to succeed her. (Photo by Leon Neal - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
May 31, 2019, 4:22 AM EDT
Saudi King Salman hosts an emergency summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council, in Mecca on Thursday, May 30, 2019. (Photo: SPA)
May 30, 2019, 4:59 AM EDT
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
May 30, 2019, 4:44 AM EDT
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei addresses visiting university professors on Wednesday. (Photo: Office of the Supreme Leader)
May 29, 2019, 5:00 AM EDT
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg speaks at the R20 Austrian World Summit on May 28, 2019 in Vienna. (Photo by Thomas Kronsteiner/Getty Images)
May 29, 2019, 4:43 AM EDT
Germans wear kippas in Berlin. (Photo by Carsten Koall/Getty Images)
May 29, 2019, 4:30 AM EDT
U.S. Ambassador Robert Wood walks out of the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva on Tuesday. (Photo: @USAmbCD/Twitter)
May 28, 2019, 4:42 AM EDT
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Cuban counterpart Bruno Rodríguez in Moscow on Monday, May 27, 2019. (Photo: Russian Foreign Ministry)
May 28, 2019, 4:30 AM EDT
A photo posted on a North Korean propaganda website, dated May 9, shows a screen capture from state television of a missile launch. (Photo: Uriminzokkiri) ( – President Trump on Monday played down North Korea’s recent short-range ballistic missile launches.
May 24, 2019, 4:26 AM EDT
Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn. (Getty Images/Alex Wong)
May 24, 2019, 4:16 AM EDT
LEAD director Sardar Mushtaq Gill, center, and others demonstrate against blasphemy laws and persecution of minorities in Pakistan. (Photo: Legal Evangelical Association Development)
May 23, 2019, 4:36 AM EDT
House Judiciary Committee chairman Rep. Jerry Nadler and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi at a press conference on the American Dream and Promise Act, in New York in March. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
May 23, 2019, 4:23 AM EDT
A B-2 Spirit bomber takes off from Diego Garcia during Operation Iraqi Freedom. (Photo: U.S. Air Force/Senior Airman Nathan G. Bevier)
May 22, 2019, 4:31 AM EDT
Democrat 2020 presidential aspirant “Beto” O’Rourke. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
May 22, 2019, 4:20 AM EDT
(Credit: Walt Disney Pictures) ( – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is criticizing Disney’s live-action remake of Aladdin, saying that releasing the movie “during the Trump era” normalizes stereotyping.