Keith takes matters into his own hands when he arranges a secret meeting with Carl. Elizabeth Nash realizes who Alexis Drazen really is, and immediately comes forward. The safehouse is attacked, Teri and Kim manage to escape, but are then separated by an unforeseen accident which leads Teri to believe Kim is dead.
Kim and Miguel are arrested and the police plan to take them back to LA. Tony questions Bob Warner at CTU and learns he works for the CIA. Palmer discovers a traitor in his ranks when the journalist whom he was holding is set free. Nina kills her contact, setting herself up as the main player in the search to locate the bomb. Their plane is attacked and goes down.
Chase finds himself on the sidelines when CTU and Hector Salazar both search for Kyle Singer. Tony leads an operation to bring Kyle in, but things take a disastrous turn when Salazar's man gets there first.
Jack and Tony track down Dina Araz, who agrees to help them in exchange for a Presidential pardon for Behrooz. Edgar realizes his mother is in the radiation zone of one of the plants that is melting down. Behrooz goes to another hospital to get medicine for Dina's arm, and Navi closes in on him before CTU can.
Jack and Marilyn use one of Phillip's men to find out where he and Josh are. Returning to work puts unwanted pressure on Morris, especially after he hears of Milo's heroism in saving Marilyn. The President prepares Assad's speech, unaware of conspiracy brewing within his own cabinet, and Jack is forced to turn to an unlikely source for help.
As Henry Taylor falls into Dubaku's hands, Jack, Renee, and Bill meet directly with the President. Renee and Jack bring Larry Moss into their operation, as they use Edward Vossler and his family to try to rescue the First Gentleman and capture Dubaku.
Overburdened by the weight of her recent actions, PresidentAllison Taylor cancels the peace summit and prepares to tender her resignation, promising to expose the conspiracy she helped cover up. Charles Logan arranges for a mercenary unit to permanently silence Jack Bauer, but he escapes with the help of the President and his allies at CTU. Now wanted by both the American and Russian governments, Jack says goodbye to Chloe O'Brian and prepares to flee the country.