Daily Archives: August 22, 2012

Chart of the day: Coup Risk in 2012

This is from a blog I just stumbled on to and I’ve been staring it at for about 10 minutes now:

The graph was conjured up at the beginning of this year. The short explanation here is that the x-axis represents probability of a coup (so 1=100%) and if you’re wondering where Syria is, here’s the explanation from the man himself:
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