Barry delays his return to America when his brother is incapacitated. Later, Barry's nephew's wife is kidnapped by terrorists.
A dictatorship is threatened by political unrest in the opener of this series, in which the son of a Middle East ruler reluctantly leaves the U.S. to return to his home country.
After being betrayed, Carrie attempts to get the truth out about Brody's innocence before the CIA can prevent the disclosure. Saul recruits new help for the CIA, and Dana adjusts to living with her family again, and being away from her new boyfriend, Leo.moreless
After a devastating terrorist attack, Saul is promoted to Director of the CIA, and is tasked with carrying out six assassinations of terrorist leaders that may have been involved. Meanwhile, Carrie is called to testify in front of the Senate Committee about Brody's immunity deal, and Brody's supposed involvement in the terrorist attack.moreless
In the penultimate episode of the first season, the truth about Brody's plans are revealed, and the stage is set for the final episode, where Brody will be revealed either as a war hero/politician/devoted family man, or a terrorist. Carrie is close to figuring out the truth, but her plans are derailed when she must deal with her own medical condition and career path.moreless
The relationship between Carrie and Brody becomes more complicated when they head into the countryside for the weekend, while Mike and Jessica face the fallout of the truth about their relationship, and Saul catches Aileen on the run to Mexico.moreless
An undercover agent hands over new evidence to Carrie who is keeping an eye on the surveillance footage of Brody's home.