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Season 3  "The Linchpin"  3x2

Aired 10 months ago - Oct 16, 2016

With Algeria on the brink of a civil war, Elizabeth delicately negotiates a regime change, but her plans go awry when Roy Curtis, the trusted U.S. Ambassador to Algeria, dies unexpectedly. Also, Henry fights to save religious antiquities in Algeria when he discovers they are being destroyed by Hizb al-Shahid, and the McCord children get their own security detail after Jason’s computer is hacked.

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All while keeping a roiling insurgency at bay
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Well, let's hope they get plenty of...
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Fine.
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We want to make this right.
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I always thought it was a good metaphor for what I do...
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and made friendship bracelets?
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I think you're right.
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State has a working group, but it's underfunded.
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I wasn't working for President Turncoat Dalton
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I said feet to the fire, darling.
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I mean, isn't that what they do? Wha...
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If he does, it'll be civil war.
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but I don't think any amount of money can save the monastery.
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Thanks, Jay.
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that I'm taking a principled stand.
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I don't understand.
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Yeah.
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Thank you so much for meeting with me.
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Dissected mice together.
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Again, I'm very sorry for your loss.
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the agreement to abdicate in the first place.
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you were saying that we can't afford another failed state
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is a North African sequel to Iraq.
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- Already cleared Algerian airspace. - I talked to her. Thanks.
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and the pyramids intact.
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Not at the Sphinx's nose.
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Well, we tend to give a bit of leeway
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Mary. Sorry to be talking shop.
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that they will accept you staying in power.
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But am I...?
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He-he's working with the U.S.?
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Possibly. We don't know.
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Instead of going to the Presidential Palace,
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W-Why did you engage with the U.S. military
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You'll transport him to The Hague,
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I don't have to. Check this out.
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