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Carrie and Saul try to get the truth from Brody for once and for all as they are holding him captive. Meanwhile Dana gets involved in a messy situation as she goes joyriding with Finn Walden.
The security breach at the Embassy has far reaching consequences.
In "Beirut Is Back" from the Showtime series "Homeland," CIA agent Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes) takes a risky position. An informant tells her that Abu Nazir (Navid Negahban) will be in Beirut the next day, but David Estes (David Harewood) does not believe the intel. Meanwhile, Brody (Damian Lewis) receives an invitation to the Pentagon.moreless
Following a secret debrief from Saul, a stunned Estes authorizes a covert operation to pursue intel recovered in Beirut - but not without putting his own trusted operative in charge. Brody, still reeling from his misadventures, gets another shock when he runs into Carrie at Langley. A casual invitation to bury the hatchet turns into an encounter neither of them could have foreseen. And Dana discovers she has something in common with Finn Walden, the Vice President's son.moreless
Carrie Mathison is making progress with her mental health after her Electroconvulsive Therapy. A former asset threatens Carrie's peace. Brody learns Nazir may not be happy with a nonviolent approach. Dana lets a secret slip.
"State of Independence" from the Showtime series gives Jessica (Morena Baccarin) a chance to impress D.C. high society with her fundraiser for veterans. In spite of an earlier argument, her husband Brody (Damian Lewis) pans to give a speech until Roya (Zuleikha Robinson) sends him to Pennsylvania. Carrie (Claire Danes) returns from Beirut and prepares to deliver her report at Langley.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.
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
An undercover agent hands over new evidence to Carrie who is keeping an eye on the surveillance footage of Brody's home.
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.
Brody goes into hiding in a beautiful city, but the circumstances of his arrival put him in mortal danger. Carrie tries to survive another stint in a psychiatric hospital. Brody's attempt to travel outside his new home results in unfortunate consequences.