Season 03, Episode 05 – “A Rock and a Hard Place”
Barry bans open prayer following thwarted terror attacks; Al-Qadi speaks out against violence and restriction of religious freedom; and Leila’s relationship with Cogswell intensifies.
The series tells the story of an unassuming American family drawn into the workings of a turbulent Middle Eastern nation. Bassam “Barry” Al Fayeed, the younger son of the dictator of a war-torn nation, ends a self-imposed 20-year exile to return to his homeland, accompanied by his American wife and children, for his nephew’s wedding. Barry’s reluctant homecoming leads to a dramatic clash of cultures as he is thrown back into the familial and national politics of his youth