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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April 15, 2019, 7:21 PM EDT
(Pierre Suu/Getty Images) ( – French President Emmanuel Macron vowed late Monday that Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral would be rebuilt, after a fire devastated part of the iconic building but failed, according to the city’s fire chief, to destroy it completely.
April 15, 2019, 4:47 AM EDT
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrives at the presidential palace in Santiago to meet with Chilean President Sebastián Piñera on April 12, 2019. (Sebastián Vivallo Oñate/Agencia Makro/Getty Images)
April 15, 2019, 4:35 AM EDT
Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu addresses his cabinet on Sunday. (Photo GPO)
April 12, 2019, 4:54 AM EDT
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
April 12, 2019, 4:46 AM EDT
Then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton meets with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Washington in June 2011. Merkel had been described in a U.S. cable leaked by WikiLeaks months earlier as 'risk averse and rarely creative.' (Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)
April 12, 2019, 4:40 AM EDT
Julian Assange gestures from a police vehicle on his arrival at court in central London. (Jack Taylor/Getty Images)
April 11, 2019, 4:37 AM EDT
Vice President Mike Pence addresses the council. (UN Photo/Manuel Elias)
April 10, 2019, 9:18 PM EDT
Roadside memorials near the U.S.-Mexico border. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
April 10, 2019, 4:34 AM EDT
Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and his wife, Sara, at Likud party headquarters in Tel Aviv early Wednesday morning. (Photo by Amir Levy/Getty Images)
April 9, 2019, 7:47 PM EDT
Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei addresses IRGC personnel. (Photo: Office of the Supreme Leader)
April 2, 2019, 4:39 AM EDT
A U.S. Border Patrol agent talks with detained migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border on March 31, 2019. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
April 2, 2019, 4:21 AM EDT
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, alongside his wife, Emine, addresses supporters in Ankara on Monday. (Photo: AKP)
April 1, 2019, 4:38 AM EDT
Sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah. (Photo by Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images)
April 1, 2019, 4:27 AM EDT
Arab League leaders meet in Turnis on Sunday, March 31, 2019. (Photo: Qatar News Agency)
March 29, 2019, 5:56 AM EDT
President Trump meets with Fabiana Rosales, the wife of Venezuela's Juan Guaido, in the Oval Office on March 27, 2019. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
March 28, 2019, 7:58 PM EDT
Bashar Ja’afari, representative of Syria’s Assad regime, addresses the Security Council. (UN Photo/Evan Schneider)
March 28, 2019, 4:23 AM EDT
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo testifies before the House Appropriations subcommittee on State and foreign operations on Wednesday. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
March 27, 2019, 9:59 PM EDT
The man charged in relation with the Christchurch mosque attacks appears in court on the day after the shootings. His face was pixelated at source by order of the court. (Photo by Mark Mitchell-Pool/Getty Images)
March 27, 2019, 4:50 AM EDT
Demonstrators march to the White House in March 2017 to protest the Mexico City Policy, which critics call the global gag rule. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)