SINGAPORE (Mar 26): President of the United States and Commander in Chief. A heartbeat away from the presidency, the vice-president. We are all very familiar with the US political structure and what it would mean if the US president declared himself president for an unlimited time even though the convention of a maximum of two terms was introduced only in 1951 as the 22nd amendment to the Constitution.

Have a premium account? Sign in to continue reading.

Unlimited access to all stories from $99.9/year*

The latest reporting and analysis from business and investments to news and views on social issues.


  • Simultaneous logins across all devices
  • Instant access to past digital issues
  • Unlimited access to The Edge Malaysia
  • *For annual subscription plan only. T&Cs apply