Jane, Henry and Jose are sent to Pakistan on a dangerous mission, when the President receives word that Jibral Disah is in Islamabad and may be receiving direct assistance from the Pakistani government. Also, Henry and Elizabeth seek marriage counseling after a series of difficulties.moreless
Elizabeth formally condemns the terrorist group Hizb-Al Shahid when she delivers her first speech at the United Nations General Assembly. Later, she meets with the Russian Foreign Minister to discuss forming a coalition, but these talks create a conflict of interest with Henry, who is searching for a way to save Dmitri's ill sister.moreless
A plane crash near the Indian-Pakistani border involving nuclear weapons causes a dangerous situation between the two countries and their heads of state, who are both at the White House for peace talks. Meanwhile, Henry continues to pursue contact with Hijriyyah and Elizabeth is interviewed by Jane Pauley.moreless
After an Italian warship answers a distress call from a ship carrying hundreds of Libyan refugees, Elizabeth has 20 minutes to decide whether to question a passenger who claims to know the whereabouts of Jibral Disah, the most-wanted terrorist in the world. Elsewhere, Stevie wants to introduce her new boyfriend to her parents.moreless
In the aftermath of the bombing, President Dalton demands answers as to who is responsible for the attack. Meanwhile, Elizabeth is concerned about Henry, who was exposed to radiation.
Elizabeth oversees a mission to track down the culprits behind a uranium heist in Eastern Europe, while at the same time trying to prevent the dismantling of an important arms deal in Saudi Arabia, which is threatened by the apprehension of two American teenage girls who intended to join a terrorist group.moreless
After uncovering a secret that could destroy Russian President Maria Ostrov's reputation, Elizabeth and President Dalton travel to Switzerland to confront her and use the information as leverage to find a peaceful solution to the conflict between their countries.moreless
With President Dalton considering military action against Russia for the cyber attacks on Air Force One and on the Ukrainian President Mikhail Bozek's plane, and with Elizabeth preparing an address to the United Nations, Henry wrestles with revealing concrete evidence that Russia is not behind the attacks.moreless
Amidst increasing tensions with Russia, Elizabeth, Russell and Mike B. devise a plan to oust National Security Advisor Craig Sterling while at the same time not tarnishing the Office of the President with a scandal. Also, progress is made on identifying the Air Force One hacker.moreless
In this series opener, the US Secretary of State tries to protect a shocking family secret all the while dealing with an Iranian hostage crisis.