Even Generals Need Friends

  title={Even Generals Need Friends},
  author={Clayton Thyne and Jonathan Powell and Sarah Parrott and Emily VanMeter},
  journal={Journal of Conflict Resolution},
  pages={1406 - 1432}
Signals from domestic and international actors have been shown to influence the likelihood of coups. Coups remain difficult to predict and consequently leave policy makers in a reactive stance, but little systematic work assesses how these reactions influence long-term outcomes. We examine how reactions from domestic and international actors influence the duration of coup-born regimes, arguing that negative reactions will shorten leadership duration. We further probe these relationships by… 

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