The six escaped diplomats couldn't stay under Canadian protection forever. With the State Department occupied, the CIA stepped in. Enter Agent Tony Mendez. His idea? They would all pretend to be a Hollywood scouting team.
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A young woman ends up in a whirlwind relationship with Fidel Castro. But hiding it from her family and living in a post-revolutionary country isn't her most prominent danger. It's the CIA, who are looking for someone close to Castro to recruit.
Covert's theme is "Anxiety" by Kai Engel...
The SAS and SEAL Team 6 get the go-ahead for their long trek of a rescue operation, but limited intel means that something unexpected is going to happen. And it does.
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In 2012, humanitarian aid workers were kidnapped and held as ransom by a gang of drug runners and criminals in the northern region of Afghanistan. It was up to the two most elite special forces in the world, the SAS and U.S. Seal Team 6, to lead a dangerous joint operation to retrieve them.