The US is in sensitive unofficial talks with the government of Bhutan regarding Bhutan's want to extract oil from an ecologically sensitive neighboring island which requires bipartisan approval and which the US will not grant. As leverage, Bhutan is holding an American citizen, Matthew Jennings, for some minor graffiti he did in Bhutan, he possibly sentenced to a lengthy and harsh prison term. While the US administration will not negotiate Matthew's release using the oil development as a bargaining chip, a diplomatic incident occurs at the White House which only inflames the situation, with the Bhutanese government blaming the American's for the incident. Matthew's life is at risk because of it. Mike and Chuck are tasked with trying to find out who was the cause of the incident at the White House and how to diffuse the issue with the Bhultanese government based on whatever their findings. Tom also learns that Matthew has new pro bono counsel whose sole mission is to free Matthew at ...
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The Logan Act prevents individuals from acting as agents of the US government with respect to negotiations with foreign powers without prior authorization. See more
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