State of Affairs season 1
People around may not guess that to be a president is difficult, but to be the first woman-president is even more difficult. It is not so simple to solve an amount of critical problems every day and, at the same time, to be in the men's team with harsh onslaught. In addition, there are a plenty of problems and incidents in her life, which bring her a lot of suffering. And one of these things is a terrible act of terrorism which kills her son. But despite all these points, president, Constance Payton, will have to get a grip and continue to carry out her duties. Nevertheless, analyst in CIA, Charleston Tucker, will help to cope with this hard burden. She was the bride of the president's son. Constance is absolutely sure in Charlie and relies on her fully. Payton will have to overcome her fear and uncertainty. After all, she has to become as tougher as possible in order to stand a pile of problems and responsibilities. Constance will face decisions which will settle dozens of lives and solve the world's crises. She will have to dedicate all her powers and time in order to protect her country and her fellow citizens.
State of Affairs season 1 episodes list:
Charlie Tucker and President Payton attempt to come up with a plan to avenge the death of Payton's son, who was killed in Kabul after a diplomatic convoy was attacked.
The team scrambles against the Russians over a stranded submarine that houses U.S. secrets. Elsewhere, President Payton appoints a formidable new CIA director.
Charlie has flashbacks of Midnight City, where she first met Nick. In other developments, Charlie springs into action when militants kidnap 21 Nigerian girls, and President Payton has trade talks with the Chinese president.
Charlie and Nick both receive a threatening text that sends Nick on an investigation to find the source once and for all. Meanwhile, President Payton’s rival Senator Green reveals just enough about the upcoming senatorial convoy attack report to cause her to question Charlie’s faithfulness.
With part of the convoy attack report having been leaked, President Payton has a lot of questions for Nick Vera to answer. Unfortunately though he seems to be missing in action.
Charlie and Maureen accompany President Payton to Qatar on a diplomatic trip. What begins as a standard mission of diplomacy becomes a disaster when a Qatar national infiltrates the American embassy claiming to be CIA.
Numerous photos of national landmarks featuring an Arabic symbol surface. Meanwhile, Charlie is in Yemen to make contact with her asset, Nick's masked captor leads him to his next mission, Lucas oversees an interrogation at Langley, and President Payton must make a difficult decision.
After FARC (The Revolutionary Forces of Colombia) kidnap Jack Dawkins from a Panamanian prison and hold him for ransom, the team has to pinpoint his location and extract him before time runs out. Charlie comes back to Langley to coordinate the Bellerophon op, while Maureen struggles to fill her shoes as President Payton’s briefer.
Charlie and the PDB team race to prove that sorority girl Stacy Dover is, in fact, an active member of Ar Rissalah's American terrorist cell. Charlie is forced to confront the fact that one of her closest allies may have betrayed her. Meanwhile, Operation Bellerophon is in full swing as Nick gets one step closer to contact with Omar Fattah.
Charlie and the PDB team race to find the Ar Rissalah 7’s missing bombs before other members of the terrorist cell rise up and attack the homeland. In their hunt, Charlie must enlist the help of a former adversary, Professor Ahmad Ahmadi. As domestic fear and suspicion builds, President Payton is under fire for her close ties to the CIA and faces a new political threat from Senator Burke. Meanwhile, Operation Bellerophon is jeopardized when Nick Vera and Omar Fatah pick up a tail in the Philippines.
Charlie and Lucas attempt to assist a FBI search for a terrorist who has escaped custody in West Virginia.
Sacrifices may need to be made when Nick at last has the most-wanted terrorist in his sights, and Charlie is at odds with President Payton on how to proceed. Meanwhile, Sen. Burke releases secret intelligence that jeopardizes the entire mission, and Charlie's past with Nick comes to the fore.
Charlie quits the CIA to track down Omar Fatah; the seventh floor team vows to help Charlie.
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