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Rodrigo Duterte risks losing support if he gets too close to Donald Trump

The president of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, has become one of the world’s most notorious politicians. He revels in being referred to by nicknames such as “Duterte Harry”, “The Punisher”, and “The Trump of the East”.

Rodrigo Duterte risks losing support if he gets too close to Trump (The Conversation) Writing for The Conversation, Maddy Thompson suggests president of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, could alienate his supporters if he abandons his anti-American stance.

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published on: 21 June 2017