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 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)
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
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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)