Based on the Israeli version of 'Prisoners of War.' A U.S. soldier who was thought to have been killed in Iraq over 10 years ago who is now being questioned as to whether he is a member of a sleeper cell sent to cause a terrorist attack.
I wish we spent a little more time meeting the rest of her allies (Anson wasn't exactly the most pleasant of the bunch), but this was a taut one-episode mission that got us closer to where we need to be for the rest of the season.
Between this and the ongoing alt-right storyline, it's more and more evident that Homeland is doing a Trump season without Trump. Whether or not they ultimately pull it off, what began as an erratic season is starting to coalesce nicely.
So much of the intro sequence this season relates directly to Carrie's condition. With lines like "It's only getting worse," we should have known that Carrie's health would be a major theme. It's doubtful we've seen the last of it.