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'Homeland' recap: Taliban raid has far-reaching consequences

'Homeland' recap: Taliban raid has far-reaching consequences

Taliban commander Haissam Haqqani (Numan Acar) and his terrorist thugs storm the U.S. Embassy in Pakistan with devastating consequences on “13 Hours in Islamabad,” Episode 410 of Showtime’s “Homeland.”

What Haqqani seeks and ultimately obtains are the embassy’s “crown jewels” -- the names of all undercover assets working on America’s behalf in the troubled region. By tracking down and executing those covert operatives, Haqqani and his ultra-violent jihadi network would rise to power in Afghanistan.

Bungling CIA Director Andrew Lockhart (Tracy Letts) has the top secret documents with him inside the embassy vault. But Lockhart’s resolve to protect the list weakens as he...