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Yes. In the The Clone Wars episode "The Unknown", a clone trooper's control chip malfunctions and prematurely triggers Order 66, leading him to shoot a Jedi. When news reaches Dooku, he realises what's happened and contacts Sidious. From Wookieepedia's episode summary: ... when Trench explains the clone's actions, Dooku becomes alarmed. He then contacts ...


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Most definitely yes According to Order 66 page on Wookieepedia, the official Star Wars wiki, Count Dooku did not only know but he was directly involved in providing Kaminoans with a bio-chip. See direct quote below Around ten years prior to the outbreak of the Clone Wars, Jedi Master Sifo-Dyas ordered the clone army for the Galactic Republic. As part ...


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Classic False Flag. Dooku's people come close but not quite close enough to capture Palpatine--as a Sith, Palpatine was quite capable of assuring his own survival against some bounty hunters. The near miss, ideally with some friendly casualties, does three things. First, it creates fear. After all, if Dooku could get someone that close to the well-guarded ...


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