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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May 21, 2019, 4:25 AM EDT
Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., is offered a date during a congressional iftar event at the U.S. Capitol on Monday night. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
May 21, 2019, 4:18 AM EDT
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., speaks during a congressional iftar at the U.S. Capitol on May 20, 2019. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
May 20, 2019, 4:20 AM EDT
Rep. Rashida Tlaib speaks at a May 9 event calling for Congress to begin impeachment proceedings against President Trump. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
May 19, 2019, 9:30 PM EDT
The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln, background, amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge, and support vessels conduct joint operations in the Gulf region on Saturday. (Photo: U.S. Fifth Fleet/Facebook)
May 17, 2019, 4:29 AM EDT
President Trump welcomes Swiss President Ueli Maurer to the White House on May 16, 2019. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
May 17, 2019, 4:19 AM EDT
(Image: Arab News)
May 16, 2019, 4:40 AM EDT
Rep. Lee Zeldin, R-N.Y. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
May 16, 2019, 4:26 AM EDT
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford and acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan testify on Capitol Hill on March 14, 2019. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
May 15, 2019, 4:23 AM EDT
Rep. Nita Lowey, D-N.Y., chair of the House Appropriations Committee and its subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations. (Photo by Pete Marovich/Getty Images)
May 14, 2019, 10:20 PM EDT
OIR deputy commander British Army Maj. Gen. Christ Ghika, center, joins 3rd Cavalry Regiment squadron commander U.S. Army Lt. Col. C.J. Kirkpatrick viewing the destruction caused by ISIS in Mosul, in Octr. 2018. (Photo: 3rd Cavalry Regiment public affairs office)
May 14, 2019, 4:38 AM EDT
A hole at the waterline is visible in the hull of the the Norwegian-flagged oil tanker Andrea Victory, off the coast of the UAE. (Screen capture: WAM)
May 14, 2019, 4:26 AM EDT
The WHO World Health Assembly meets in Geneva. (UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe, File)
May 13, 2019, 8:37 PM EDT
Imam Omar Suleiman. (Screen capture: Yaqeen Institute)
May 13, 2019, 4:23 AM EDT
Then-Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif at the U.N. in New York on April 27, 2015. (Photo by Jason DeCrow-Pool/Getty Images)
May 12, 2019, 8:40 PM EDT
The United Arab Emirates’ foreign ministry confirmed Sunday that four commercial ships had been “sabotaged” near a major oil tanker hub about 80 nautical miles from the Persian Gulf’s Strait of Hormuz, but denied reports claiming that the port itself had been targeted and disabled.
May 10, 2019, 4:40 AM EDT
Pakistani Muslims protest in Islamabad. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images, File)
May 10, 2019, 12:04 AM EDT
Rep. Rashida Tlaib speaks on Capitol Hill at Thursday’s event. Behind her are Rep. Al Green and Women’s March co-leader Linda Sarsour. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
May 9, 2019, 4:30 AM EDT
President of the Supreme Court of Venezuela Maikel Moreno. (Photo: Tribunal Supremo de Justicia)
May 9, 2019, 4:20 AM EDT
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London on May 8, 2019. (Photo by Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images)
May 8, 2019, 6:14 AM EDT
Asia Bibi has left Pakistan for freedom in Canada, ten years after being arrested and accused of blasphemy, and six months after being acquitted and having her death sentence overturned. (Photo: Twitter)