- Sam's former Sudanese asset, Jada, was attacked.
- The NCIS team attempts to find out who was behind the assassination attempt.
- Turns out that Elmslie's family was kidnapped and he was forced into killing Jada.
- Elmslie leaves clues for the team.
- They protect Jada and save Elmslie's family.
- Khaled, Jada's war criminal brother, is on his way to the US.