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
Did You Know?
The first episode to be written by real-life FBI profiler and show consultant, Jim Clemente
. See more
When Reid tells Prentiss about the anthrax letter sent to Daschle he says that it was sent to him in 2002 while it was in fact sent in 2001. See more
Dale Turner mused some of the best lessons are learned from past mistakes. The error of the past is the wisdom of the future.
References The Andy Griffith Show