David Sexton

Is the Duterte-Marcos rift a glimpse into the future of the Jokowi-Prabowo alliance?

Several pundits have drawn comparisons between the Prabowo-Widodo and Marcos-Duterte alliances. Jokowi and Duterte are both popular nationalist figures hailing from outside the political establishment, and both have sought to extend their influence beyond constitutionally mandated presidential terms by installing their children as the running mates of establishment presidential candidates.

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