Duterte featured as one of world’s ‘strongmen’

President Rodrigo Duterte has again featured on the cover of Times magazine. He is pictured and profiled in a cover story with Russian President Vladimir Putin, President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban. This was a top story on what the influential publication called “the strongman era” in the world of international politics.

What is a strongman?

A strongman – by definition – is a political leader or president who rules by force of will and character or by military methods. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte was among the “strongmen” featured in the cover of Time Magazine international edition.

Written by Ian Bremmer, the cover story features Duterte along with 3 others leeeaders. The print edition of this American weekly news magazine will be released on May 14, 2018.


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