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Is Steve Pieczenik Just Plain "Coup, Coup"?

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Below is Dr. Steve Pieczenik's recent message to the American people. Dr. Pieczenik claims to be an agent of revolutionary change in this country, along with other members of US intelligence and law-enforcement agencies. The existence of such "disaffected" individuals within our intelligence communities who are, in fact, in the process of trying to directly influence the outcome of the election on November 8th, in no longer in question. The top headline on the Huffington Post as of this writing is "FEAR: ROGUE FBI AGENTS MEDDLING IN ELECTION".

Similar stories have also appeared in the "Guardian" and "Talking Points Memo".

The intent of the video seems to be a warning as well as reassurance that despite he and his cohorts having been "outed" by the media, something earthshaking is about to take place in the few days remaining until the election.

But it's difficult (at least for me) to "decode" what he is actually talking about. He starts the video reminding his viewers of the previous video where he announced that there had already been a "civilian coup" by Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, Loretta Lynch, James Comey and others, on November 1st of this year, followed by a "counter-coup" by his friends in the intelligence and law-enforcement communities.

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Now, he admits that these were not violent coups in the way that most people generally think of them. He says the insurrections came about "through the egress of thousands of emails..."(???) In addition, Dr. Pieczenik claims that all of this occurred on the Internet. Yet, I'm not aware of any evidence of multiple coups within the US government having recently transpired, let alone having been posted. For me, just the idea of a sitting president participating in the overthrow of his own government is just plain silly. The possibility that the President overthrew himself, but was then re-instated by a hostile intelligence community might explain the Obama Administration's seeming continuity throughout all of this upheaval, but it allows for little basis for taking Dr. Pieczenik's assertions terribly seriously.

Yet he goes on to warn the American people of a looming "interruption of power", much like what occurred during Steve's own time at the Nixon White House, and similarly, immediately following the assassination attempt on Ronald Reagan.

Despite all of the prior nonsense, I find this all quite disturbing. People who don't generally make much sense are often the ones who inflict the greatest harm. I don't know what these folks are up to or if they can actually disrupt a national election. But anyone convinced of the inherent nobility of Donald Trump (regardless of what you may think of Hillary Clinton), and who may well have access to even a fraction of the US intelligence apparatus, makes me more than a little queasy...

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Please tell me what you think.

Dr. Steve Pieczenik is a critically acclaimed author of psycho-political thrillers and the co-creator of the New York Times best-selling "Tom Clancy's Op-Center" and "Tom Clancy's Net Force" book series. He is also one of the world's most experienced international crisis managers and hostage negotiators. His novels are based on his twenty years' experience in resolving international crises for four U.S. administrations.

Dr. Pieczenik trained in psychiatry at Harvard and has both an M.D. from Cornell University Medical College and a Ph.D. in International Relations from M.I.T. He was the first psychiatrist ever to receive a PhD. focusing on international relations. He served as a Deputy Assistant Secretary of State and/or Senior Policy Planner under Secretaries Henry Kissinger, Cyrus Vance, George Schultz and James Baker.

During his career as a senior State Department official, Dr. Pieczenik utilized his unique abilities and expertise to develop strategies and tactics that were instrumental in resolving major conflicts in Asia, the Middle East, Latin America, Europe and the United States.

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Dr. Pieczenik was the principal International Crisis Manager and Hostage Negotiator under Secretaries Kissinger and Vance. During this time he developed conflict-resolution techniques that were instrumental in saving over five hundred hostages in different terrorist episodes, including the Hanafi Moslem seizure in Washington, DC, the TWA Croatian hijacking, the Aldo Moro kidnapping, the JRA hijacking, the PLO hijacking, and many other incidents involving terrorists such as Idi Amin, Muammar Quaddafi, Carlos, FARC, Abu Nidal and Saddam Hussein.

Dr. Pieczenik helped develop negotiation strategies for major U.S.- Soviet arms-control summits under the Reagan administration. He was also involved in advising senior officials on important psycho-political dynamics and conflict-mediation strategies for President Carter's successful Camp David Peace Conference. In 1991, Dr. Pieczenik was a chief architect of the Cambodian Peace Conference in Paris. He is currently an advisor to the Department of Defense. Dr. Pieczenik has started several successful companies, employing his methodologies in various industries, including investment banking, publishing and television/film.

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