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

April 8, 2015, 4:16 AM EDT
Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman Bob Corker, R-Tenn., says the committee will consider his bill seeking a congressional review of the Iran nuclear deal when Congress resumes on April 14. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
April 6, 2015, 4:06 AM EDT
Below a banner portait of supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iranian President Hasan Rouhani addresses an Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps gathering on September 16, 2013. Every presidential election the Council of Guardians, a body appointed by the supreme leader, vets candidates, disqualifying the vast majority from running. (Photo: Iranian presidency)
April 3, 2015, 4:33 AM EDT
A military exhibition displays a Shahab-3 missile under a picture of Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, in Tehran, in 2008. The range of the missile threatens Israel as well as U.S. forces in the Gulf. (AP Photo/Hasan Sarbakhshian, File)
April 2, 2015, 5:20 PM EDT
US Secretary of State John Kerry, center and US Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman, centre right, as they walk in a courtyard, at the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel, during an extended round of talks on Iran's nuclear program, Thursday, April 2, 2015, in Lausanne, Switzerland. (AP Photo/Brendan Smialowski, Pool)
April 2, 2015, 4:56 AM EDT
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi tours the city of Tikrit after it was retaken by the security forces on Wednesday, April 1, 2015. Iraq declared a “magnificent victory” over the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. (AP Photo)
March 31, 2015, 5:34 PM EDT
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry waits for the start of a meeting on Iran's nuclear program with officials from Britain, France, Germany, China, the European Union and Iran at the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland Tuesday, March 31, 2015. (AP Photo/Brendan Smialowski, Pool)