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'Homeland' recap: Carrie moves fast to win over young asset
'Homeland' recap: Carrie moves fast to win over young asset

To track down a Pakistani terrorist likely plotting an attack on Americans, the CIA’s Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes) must quickly win over a young and frightened asset on “About a Boy,” Episode 405 of Showtime’s “Homeland.” Expelled college student Aayan Ibrahim (Suraj Sharma) is the gateway to his uncle, Taliban leader Haissam Haqqani (Numan Acar). Carrie and her comrades initially thought they killed Haqqani in an airstrike. But he’s alive, 40 civilians are dead, and America’s relations with Pakistan are in flames. Posing as a journalist, Carrie misleads Aayan into believing he’ll soon board a plane to London where he’ll...

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