When an American "asset" in China calls for help, Major J.T. Tinewski has to convince his superiors, including the Joint Chiefs of Staff, that the U.S. should risk a war with China to rescue her.
The Pentagon receives word that a terrorist ally surfaced in Uzbekistan. McNulty and his staff must move quickly to capture him while they have the opportunity to do so. Meanwhile, JT has a run in with Samantha Liston, a woman from his past who now ranks above him. As the mission is set for Uzbekistan, JT must send his old unit into harm's way.
McNulty learns that a Special Forces team has entered onto Iranian soil illegally, he sents JT to deal with them. Meanwhile, Algazi and Sonny form a team to help rescue him from the Pentagon.
A repeat genocide is threatened when machetes are uncovered in Burundi, Africa. As the tensions between Hutu and Tutsi groups escalate, JT must deal with the politics of the Pentagon to get help to the region in time.
Two Marines are accused of the rape of a woman in Suriname. Upon hearing this, JT springs into action, but is stopped by the US Government who doesn't want jeopardize its' aluminum interests controlled by the Surinamese Government. To save the soldiers' lives, JT must find a way to navigate through the politics.
The CIA unexpectedly puts a terrorist on the capture/kill list and JT digs into the reasoning behind it. He soon finds that not everything is as expected so he challenges his superiors but finds that Pentagon politics can be deadly if you're not careful.
JT's girlfriend, Angie, is put in a risky situation and only leaves JT one clue as to what happened to her. Using his past Special Ops experience, JT must find what has happened to her.
JT has discovered who Angie's attackers are and is forced to finish a job they started years ago.
JT and the team face terrorism on US soil. The team is dispatched to Detroit where a radical Christian has taken members of a mosque hostage.
JT and McNulty are provided with information from the CIA that a captured Navy SEAL, who was presumed dead, is still alive and can be rescued. They are forced to plan a "backdoor" mission to save the SEAL and in the process, more of McNulty's mysterious past is revealed.
On Christmas Eve, JT is dispatched with a Special Ops crew on a humanitarian relief mission at an Afghani village. But to get there, the team faces harsh weather and Taliban forces. Meanwhile, Samantha meets JT's father who needs a favor.
A interagency strike in Amsterdam uncovers an illegal lab manufacturing the plague, which sents JT and his team into action, planning an anti-terrorism strike. But as they plan, they discover the threat is closer to home then they had thought.
JT and the Specials Ops investigate war criminals in Sarajevo.
JT celebrates his promotion to Colonel as word is received that a Spanish special ops officer was kidnapped. The team travels across the globe to track down those responsible.
A mission in Pakistan fails, forcing JT to go inside E-Ring in search of a mole.
A plane carrying American doctors headed to a mercy mission crashes in a jungle in Venezuela. The Venezuelans are convinced they were on an assaination mission and JT must rescue them before they're captured and killed.
In North Korean waters, a submarine carrying Bobby's team collides with a Korean nuclear submarine. The Korean commander wants the Americans to save his crew, but he has to work against his countrymen who have already sent a vessel to kill everyone aboard so the Americans don't get ahold of the Korean submarine.
While in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, JT and Bobby become involved in a plot to kidnap two daughters of the Prince to help them return to the United States, their childhood home.
While training elite Iraqi secret service members, JT and Bobby become friends with an Iraqi soldier who is unaware his brother is a suicide bomber fighting against America.
JT has to undergo a psychological evaluation. As he is examined, he recounts a Lebanon mission set up to save one of his men who was tortured by insurgents.
JT and the team head to Mexico to capture a drug lord affiliated with Al Qaeda.
After escaping from Mexican police following a failed operation, JT and his team kill a drug gang and federal agent on the US side of the border. Meanwhile, Sonny and McNulty solve a crisis started by a Pentagon mole.