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This article contains spoilers for "I'll Fly Away," the Nov. 18 episode of "Homeland." By definition, double agents are always faking loyalty to somebody, and working with one is bound to leave you wondering if that somebody might be you. Caught between two forces that are only interested in using him as a tool, Brody (Damian Lewis) isn't given and doesn't engender trust, which leaves his ultimate direction very much up in the air. So far he's been playing along with the CIA with apparent sincerity in his new role of informant, nudged along by Carrie (Claire Danes), by general exhaustion and by the promise that his family will never find out what his original intentions were when he first returned to the U.S. But he's certainly not spurred on by any renewed affection for his country -- his only ties are to the wife and children drifting slowly away from him (though, »


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