- Rodrigo Duterte has been elected president of the Philippines
- Frida Ghitis: The Philippines is the latest entrant into the strongman club
Frida Ghitis is a world affairs columnist for The Miami Herald and World Politics Review, and a former CNN producer and correspondent. Follow her @FridaGhitis. The opinions expressed in this commentary are hers.
(CNN)Take a look around the world and the phenomenon is hard to miss: the call of the strongman echoes in all corners of the world. Indeed, while Donald Trump might seem like a one-of-a-kind to many Americans, he's simply the Made in the USA version of a familiar figure around the globe.