Will May’s midterm elections signal the beginning of the end for Philippine strongman Rodrigo Duterte?

Philippine President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, who was elected by an overwhelming number of votes in 2016, may have already become a “spent force,” according to one academic writing for East Asia Forum. While surveys still attest to his popularity, Duterte’s resuscitation of former political clans may actually be instrumental to the end of his rule. … Continue reading Will May’s midterm elections signal the beginning of the end for Philippine strongman Rodrigo Duterte?