Set against the backdrop of a series of real historical events, the film tells the story of Brooklyn lawyer James Donovan, who finds himself in the midst of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on an almost impossible mission - to negotiate the release of a captured American U2 spy plane pilot in the USSR.
Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1979.
A Secret Service agent is framed as the mole in an assassination attempt on the President. He must clear his name and foil another assassination attempt while on the run from a Secret Service Protective Intelligence Division agent.
When a terrorist bombing in North Africa kills 19 incl. an American, an Egyptian chemical engineer flying from South Africa to his wife in USA, is arrested upon arriving USA. He disappears. His wife asks senator for help.
A conservative judge is appointed by the President to spearhead America's escalating war against drugs, only to discover that his teenage daughter is a crack addict. Two DEA agents protect an informant. A jailed drug baron's wife ...
Ballerina Dominika Egorova is recruited to 'Sparrow School,' a Russian intelligence service where she is forced to use her body as a weapon. Her first mission, targeting a C.I.A. agent, threatens to unravel the security of both nations.
The CIA is hunting the leader of a series of terrorist attacks. Roger Ferris is a national intelligence agent, moving around the world trying to prevent any unwanted events. An eye in the sky, a satellite, watches over him. On the other end of this connection is CIA veteran Ed Hoffman, who tracks events from afar.
The closer Ferris gets to his goal, the more clearly he realizes that trust is both a dangerous thing and the only thing that will keep him alive.