Most Americans will never have the opportunity to see, or fully understand, the training that goes into protecting the homeland.  Whether it’s a hurricane bearing down on the coastline or a terrorist event, there are a multitude of government specialists who are trained to respond.  A centerpiece of that training ...

In this year’s finale, all the tangled strands of the plot against the President-elect converge in a thrilling resolution—but, as always in Homeland, the season ends with unexpected plot twists. As more details about Dar Adal’s plot were discovered by our heroes and relayed to the incoming President, the plotters ...

Viewers can’t step out for popcorn while watching Homeland, or they might miss a fleeting glimpse of a person or object in a scene that foreshadows a later plot twist. Last week, while Dar toured the domestic propaganda operation, he noticed a photo on the computer of his co-conspirator, right ...

In Homeland’s latest episode, the CIA’s Dar Adal tightens the screws further on those struggling to foil his plot. He directly threatens President-elect Keane, conspires with right-wing TV host Bret O’Keefe to release a video on her dead son’s supposed cowardice in battle, and neutralizes Carrie’s efforts to subvert his ...

Another Homeland episode means Dar Adal commits yet another heinous deed. In this episode, Dar allows the Mossad to kidnap top CIA asset Majid Javadi, Chief of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards (IRGC). Dar has to tie up loose ends. He convinced Javadi to lie to the President-elect and claim Iran was ...

The prospect of foiling the plot against the President-elect appears even bleaker as the CIA’s Dar Adal stymies our heroes at every turn. By the end of this episode, Saul’s planned meeting between President-elect Keane and Iran Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) chief Javadi backfires miserably, and Quinn is almost murdered by ...

The CIA’s Dar Adal was eventually revealed as the mastermind of a plot against the incoming President, but in this episode, the villain emerges as the very personification of evil. We shouldn’t be surprised. Dar’s warped conspiracy has involved a terrorist attack on U.S. soil to undermine an incoming president ...

The central plot of this season’s Homeland has now been revealed to be a full-blown right wing conspiracy against an incoming President considered soft on terrorism. To strengthen the U.S. fight against terrorism, our conspirators have committed a terrorist act themselves and routinely murder anyone who could expose their plot. ...

The previous episode of Homeland ended not with a whimper but a bang when the "Medina Medley" van driven by Sekou Bah exploded on a busy Manhattan street. In the same episode, Peter Quinn tracked a shadowy stranger to the Medina van parking lot. While watching news coverage of the ...

This season’s parallel plots begin to converge in episode four. Carrie’s houseguest, Peter Quinn, still recovering from his near-death experience, hasn’t been involved in the political machinations between the President-elect and the CIA or in the FBI terrorism case against young Sekou Bah. In this episode, he is subtly woven ...

The latest episode of Homeland introduces new plot twists into the two parallel story lines: the government case against jihadist Seiku Bah and CIA officer Dar Adal’s conspiracy against the incoming President Elizabeth Keane. These twists all revolve around various characters breaking the law. Heroine Carrie Mathison, addicted to rule ...

In this second episode, "Homeland" heroine Carrie Mathison is revealed, not surprisingly, to be a central figure in the two parallel plots launched in the season's premiere: the case against arrested jihadist Seiku Bah and the conspiracy of CIA operative Dar Adal to manipulate the incoming President. The one major ...

After globetrotting the past few years, Homeland returns to the United States. All the season’s events take place in New York City, site of one of the catastrophic attacks that sparked the war on terrorism, which suggests that Season 6 will examine the impact of that war on the characters ...

Got a secret? Welcome to the Dead Drop. ETHOS SOS. The CIA and George Washington University are joining up to hold a public conference on October 27 titled “Ethos and Profession of Intelligence.”  (Sounds to us like they left a word out of the title – but perhaps the word ...