A DEA raid in Virginia 'accidentally' finds an Al Qaeda-type chemical bomb, presumably the work of Jind Allah and his Omega cell. Give her training and Middle Eastern experience, including speaking fluent Arabic, Hotch convinces Jason to take newcomer Emily Prentiss along for the interrogation in Gitmo (Guantanamo base, on Cuba). Gideon uses no further torture but Muslim-friendly reasoning, even invoking the Quran. Info makes a SWAT team find anthrax but lose a man at a second site; they learn his true identity is Egyptian: imam Jamal Abaza, who turned Jihad after his son Amir's death and set up a US MIS cell recruiting home-grown 'second choice' terrorists, who plan a bombing soon; Gideon tricks him...
Did You Know?
This is the first instance where Derek Morgan uses the term "baby girl" while talking to Penelope Garcia. See more
The terrorists time their ultimate attack when the crescent moon rises, shortly after sunset. However, the crescent moon after a new moon lags behind the sun. It would already have risen, shortly after sunrise. It's setting would similarly be after sunset. See more
What the hack is going on here?
The NSA is routing all messages to us for language analysis. You know, rumor has it, much to my chagrin that during national security emergencies our fair country turns all of its satellites homeward and record all electronic traffic in the whole of US of A
Is this even legal?
Yeah, I don't really want to think about that right now
References The Andy Griffith Show
Criminal Minds (TV Show Intro / Main Song Theme) See more