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... Written by
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The first episode to be written by real-life FBI profiler and show consultant, Jim Clemente
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When the team meet in the conference room, in the wider shot Reid is nowhere to be seen, a few seconds later he appears seated at the table between Hotch and JJ. See more
GitMo's runway's perpendicular to Cuban airspace, so approaching aircraft have to negotiate a last-minute, ninety degree right turn in order to land. They call it the GitMo twist.
References The Andy Griffith Show