Without Military Action - Madam Secretary
"The Courage to Continue"

On Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 8, when Haiti's president refuses to step down after losing the election, Elizabeth tries to solve it without using military action.

"Baby Steps"

On Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 7, Vice President Hurst asks Elizabeth for help when a surrogate carrying her grandchild is arrested for human trafficking.

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"Eyjafjallajökull"

On Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 6, while stranded at an airport in Iceland, Elizabeth tries to broker a deal to save the lives of Syrian refugees.

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On Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 5, Henry helps an ex-girlfriend at a religious conference in Thailand, after she is imprisoned for condemning the monarchy.

"Requiem"

On Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 4, the remains of a WWII U.S. soldier are found in Southeast Asia but a stubborn leader blocks bringing them home.

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"The Rake"

On Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 3, after a tragedy, Elizabeth visits Fashion Week in Milan to face off with the Chinese Minister an anti-sweatshop treaty.

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"The Chaos Game"

On Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 2, Henry comes face to face with one of the attackers while Elizabeth tries to hunt down them down without starting a war.

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"E Pluribus Unum"

On Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 1, Elizabeth McCord turns to the former Secretaries of State to ask their advice on how to respond to a delicate situation.

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"Night Watch"

On Madam Secretary Season 4 Episode 22, Elizabeth braces for the fallout the U.S. retaliates against a country that has reportedly just launched missiles.

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"Protocol"

On Madam Secretary Season 4 Episode 21, Elizabeth's hopes of getting a country to close its dam fade after its government suddenly goes dark during a coup.

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Madam Secretary Quotes

Elizabeth [pointing at a pastry]: To be clear, that's the last I wanna see of that today.
Blake: No purse muffin?!

Jay: I'm sorry, you're one of the best chess players in the world. It's ridiculous for you to even mess around with someone like me.
Chess Champion: I like messing around with you.