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'Homeland' recap: With Saul held captive, Carrie has no good choices
'Homeland' recap: With Saul held captive, Carrie has no good choices

Kidnapping victim Saul Berenson (Mandy Patinkin) makes it halfway to freedom before being recaptured by Pakistani terrorists on “Halfway to a Donut,” Episode 408 of Showtime’s espionage thriller “Homeland.” The former CIA director is the great prize of Taliban leader Haissam Haqqani (Numan Acar), who demands to swap Saul for five high-value prisoners held by the U.S. military at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan. If the prisoners are released, Haqqani’s command structure will be restored, thus posing a significant threat in the turbulent region. When Haqqani transmits live images of his bloodied hostage to American and Pakistani officials gathered for...

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