Last week, we analyzed data on 475 coups around the world from the past 66 years and learned that another coup in Turkey wouldn't be shocking. This week, we turn our attention to the economic impact o...
Many news outlets and commenters expressed surprise at Turkey’s coup, calling it unexpected or surreal, even considering Turkey’s tumultuous history. Meanwhile, others seemed unimpressed with yet another coup in our increasingly chaotic world.
On the surface, these positions seem mutually exclusive — are coups really that unexpected or not? There is truth in both sides.