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

October 10, 2001, 8:10 PM EDT
Pacific Rim Bureau ( - Islamic terrorists in the Philippines allowed an American hostage to speak publicly for the first time in five months Monday, then warned the country's government that he and his wife would be killed if a military offensive is not called off.
June 15, 2001, 8:09 PM EDT
London ( - No country should have a veto over who joins NATO, President Bush said during a visit to Poland Friday.
May 8, 2001, 8:09 PM EDT
London ( - The damaged U.S. Navy surveillance plane stranded on China's Hainan Island for more than a month will not be allowed to fly back home, Beijing said Tuesday.
January 29, 2001, 7:07 PM EST
London ( -A British Islamic group engaged in recruiting fighters for armed struggles abroad -- and whose leaders have voiced public backing for terrorism -- has become the fi
January 2, 2001, 7:09 PM EST
London ( - Newly-declassified UK documents reveal how the British government in 1970 overrode Washington's objections and gave in to Palestinian terrorists during a Mideast crisis that threatened the regime of the late Jordanian leader, King Hussein.
July 11, 2000, 8:08 PM EDT
( - Male circumcision may help to prevent AIDS-HIV infection in Africans, academics and researchers have told an international conference on the disease, which is wreaking ha
June 5, 2000, 8:08 PM EDT
London ( - Collaboration between Iran, Libya, and Palestinian terrorists based in Syria to perpetrate a major international outrage in the 1980s was theoretically possible, although it would have been difficult practically, a leading terrorism expert said Monday.
May 24, 2000, 8:08 PM EDT
London ( - Young British Muslims are receiving military training provided by private companies in the United States, and some plan to use their newly-acquired skills to suppo
May 3, 2000, 8:08 PM EDT
London ( - The long-awaited trial of two Libyans accused of blowing up an American airliner over Lockerbie, Scotland in 1988 opened Wednesday, with defense lawyers telling the court Palestinian terrorists were to blame.
July 13, 1999, 8:07 PM EDT
(CNS) - Iranian riot police clashed with protesting students in central Tehran Tuesday, as the country's fundamentalist religious leader accused the United States of financing unrest he