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 8, 2019, 4:50 AM EDT
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets with Iraqi President Barham Salih in Baghdad. (Photo: SecPompeo/Twitter)
May 8, 2019, 4:24 AM EDT
(Photo by Johannes Simon/Getty Images)
May 7, 2019, 4:40 AM EDT
A U.S. Air Force B-52 bomber takes off from Diego Garcia air base during the post-9/11 campaign in Afghanistan in 2001. (Photo by Shane Cuomo/US Air Force/Getty Images)
May 7, 2019, 4:26 AM EDT
The Chinese icebreaker Xuelong, or 'Snow Dragon.' (Photo: Polar Research Institute of China)
May 6, 2019, 4:34 AM EDT
The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln. (Photo: U.S. Navy, File)
May 6, 2019, 4:25 AM EDT
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden addresses a campaign event in Columbia, South Carolina on May 4. (Photo by Sean Rayford/Getty Images)
May 5, 2019, 7:51 PM EDT
A still from a Palestinian Islamic Jihad propaganda video posted on Sunday purportedly shows masked terrorists preparing rockets to launch into Israel: (Screen capture:
May 3, 2019, 4:32 AM EDT
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Tashkent. (Photo: Russian Foreign Ministry)
May 3, 2019, 4:19 AM EDT
An Iraqi woman touches a picture of Jesus before a Sunday service at St. Joseph Chaldean Church in Baghdad in 2011. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
May 2, 2019, 4:18 AM EDT
Indian police commandos take cover during the terrorist attack on the Indian Parliament in New Delhi on Dec. 13, 2001. JeM, the group led by Masood Azhar, carried out the attack, jointly with another Pakistan-linked jihadist group. (Photo by Getty Images)
May 1, 2019, 8:25 PM EDT
(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
May 1, 2019, 4:21 AM EDT
Nicolás Maduro delivers a televised statement on Tuesday night. Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino is seated to his left. (Photo: Maduro/Twitter)
April 30, 2019, 7:32 PM EDT
Russian President Vladimir and Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro meet outside Moscow on December 5, 2018. (Photo: The Kremlin) (Adds more Pompeo comments)
April 30, 2019, 4:44 AM EDT
Russian President Vladimir Putin. (Photo: The Kremlin, File)
April 30, 2019, 4:31 AM EDT
ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in the new video clip. (Screen capture)
April 30, 2019, 4:25 AM EDT
Saudi King Salman meets with the kingdom’s grand mufti and scholars on April 24, 2019. (Photo: SPA)
April 29, 2019, 5:03 AM EDT
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif. (Sean Gallup/Getty Images) ( – Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said Sunday that the regime is considering withdrawing from the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) as one possible response to the latest tightening of U.S. sanctions.
April 29, 2019, 4:43 AM EDT
National Security Advisor John Bolton listens as President Trump speaks during an Oval Office meeting with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi on April 9. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
April 26, 2019, 4:30 AM EDT
(Photo by Alex Edelman/Getty Images)