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.

My Articles

July 18, 2019, 12:08 AM EDT
Reps. Al Green, D-Texas, and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich, campaign for President Trump’s impeachment. (Photo bu Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)
July 17, 2019, 4:21 AM EDT
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo addresses the religious freedom ministerial at the State Department on Tuesday. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)
July 16, 2019, 10:06 PM EDT
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi at the Capitol before Tuesday’s vote on the resolution condemning President Trump’s comments. (Photo by Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images)
July 16, 2019, 4:41 AM EDT
Russian military cargo planes carrying S-400 components land at an airbase near Ankara. (Photo: Defense Ministry, Turkey)
July 16, 2019, 4:30 AM EDT
During a previous visit by Foreign Minister Javad Zarif to New York, protesters wielding masks caricaturing Zarif, President Rouhani and supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei demonstrate outside at event he was addressing. (Photo by Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)
July 15, 2019, 5:35 AM EDT
(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) ( - President Donald Trump's Sunday morning tweets telling far-left freshmen Congresswomen to "go back" to the "places from which they came" was followed later by an explanation -- or maybe an elaboration.
July 15, 2019, 4:42 AM EDT
Uighurs demonstrate against Chinese policies in Xinjiang, outside the U.N. Human Rights Council premises in Geneva. (Photo by Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images)
July 15, 2019, 4:23 AM EDT
Special Forces Sgt. Maj. James 'Ryan' Sartor was killed in Afghanistan on Saturday. (Photo: U.S. Army)
July 12, 2019, 4:48 AM EDT
IRGC fast attack boats cruise near an oil tanker off the port of Bandar Abbas, southern Iran, in July 2012. (Photo by Atta Kenare/AFP/GettyImages)
July 12, 2019, 4:33 AM EDT
Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., during a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
July 12, 2019, 4:17 AM EDT
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden gives a foreign policy speech in NYC on Thursday. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
July 11, 2019, 1:25 AM EDT
An IRGC fast attack boat cruises near an oil tanker off the port of Bandar Abbas, southern Iran, in July 2012. (Photo by Atta Kenare/AFP/GettyImages)
July 11, 2019, 12:51 AM EDT
The Royal Navy frigate HMS Montrose. (Photo by AFP/Getty Images)
July 10, 2019, 3:01 AM EDT
A banner in New York City on April 17, 2019. (Photo by Stephanie Keith/Getty Images)
July 9, 2019, 10:50 PM EDT
Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt debate on ITV on Tuesday night. (Photo by Matt Frost/ITV via Getty Images)
July 9, 2019, 2:28 AM EDT
Qatar’s emir, Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani. (Photo by Karim Jaafar/AFP/Getty Images)
July 9, 2019, 1:51 AM EDT
The emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani, hosts a delegation from the Hamas terrorist group at his Al Bahr Palace on June 2, 2019. (Photo: QNA)
July 8, 2019, 12:58 AM EDT
A British Police boat patrols near the supertanker Grace 1, detained at anchor off the coast of Gibraltar. (Photo by Jorge Guerrero/AFP/Getty Images)
July 8, 2019, 12:37 AM EDT
Palestinian American activist Linda Sarsour. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images) ( – Controversial Palestinian-American activist Linda Sarsour ignited a kerfuffle on Twitter over the weekend by tweeting that Jesus was “a Palestinian.”