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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June 9, 2019, 9:09 PM EDT
Demonstrators protest on Sunday against the proposed extradition law. (Photo by Anthony Kwan/Getty Images)
June 7, 2019, 4:52 AM EDT
Former vice president and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks at Thursday night’s DNC event in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Dustin Chambers/Getty Images)
June 7, 2019, 4:26 AM EDT
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a visit to Vladivostok, Russia in April. (Photo by Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images)
June 6, 2019, 4:28 AM EDT
Mexican Foreign Secretary Marcelo Ebrard speaks at the Mexican Embassy after Wednesday’s immigration talks at the White House. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
June 6, 2019, 4:19 AM EDT
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, right, and Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, crown prince of the UAE’s Abu Dhabi, at a Gulf Cooperation Council summit in Mecca in May 2019. (Photo: Saudi Press Agency)
June 5, 2019, 4:43 AM EDT
A Syrian refugee’s International Committee of the Red Cross travel papers. (Andrew Renneisen/Getty Images)
June 5, 2019, 4:30 AM EDT
H.R. 6 lead sponsor Rep Lucille Roybal-Allard, D-Calif., speaks about the bill alongside House Democratic leaders ahead of Tuesday’s vote. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
June 4, 2019, 8:05 PM EDT
London Mayor Sadiq Khan and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. (Photo by Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images)
June 4, 2019, 4:32 AM EDT
Reps. Brenda Lawrence (D-Mich.), Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) and Lee Zeldin (R-N.Y.) announce the new caucus, at the American Jewish Committee’s Global Forum in Washington. (Photo: AJC)
June 4, 2019, 4:22 AM EDT
Chinese paramilitary police officers salute each other below a portrait of Mao Zedong in Tiananmen Square, Beijing. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)
June 3, 2019, 4:25 AM EDT
President Obama and Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei at an Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit (APEC) in Manila in November 2015. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
June 2, 2019, 9:13 PM EDT
Iranians marking the annual Quds (Jerusalem) Day in Tehran on Friday burn an American flag. (Photo: Tasnim news agency/Masoud Shahrestani)
May 31, 2019, 4:39 AM EDT
National Security Advisor John Bolton and President Trump. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
May 31, 2019, 4:32 AM EDT
Prime Minister Theresa May and then-Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson in 2017. May is leaving Downing Street next week and Johnson is a favorite in a 12-way race to succeed her. (Photo by Leon Neal - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
May 31, 2019, 4:22 AM EDT
Saudi King Salman hosts an emergency summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council, in Mecca on Thursday, May 30, 2019. (Photo: SPA)
May 30, 2019, 4:59 AM EDT
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
May 30, 2019, 4:44 AM EDT
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei addresses visiting university professors on Wednesday. (Photo: Office of the Supreme Leader)
May 29, 2019, 5:00 AM EDT
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg speaks at the R20 Austrian World Summit on May 28, 2019 in Vienna. (Photo by Thomas Kronsteiner/Getty Images)
May 29, 2019, 4:43 AM EDT
Germans wear kippas in Berlin. (Photo by Carsten Koall/Getty Images)
May 29, 2019, 4:30 AM EDT
U.S. Ambassador Robert Wood walks out of the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva on Tuesday. (Photo: @USAmbCD/Twitter)