Sydney: I've had two years of perspective! I am through letting Arvin Sloane control my life and I don't need your approval to resign! I told you as a courtesy!
Kendall: Well then, I will pay you the courtesy of informing you that if you leave this agency, you forfeit the clearance to see your mother.
Sydney: What? Are you blackmailing me?
Kendall: Civilians aren't authorized to be in this facility, let alone have access to a terrorist that we can't even acknowledge is in our custody. In or out kiddo - can't have it both ways. (Kendall walks away)
Jack: Legally he's right... ethically he's an ass.