Two F-35 Lightning II strike fighters launch from the Navy’s newest aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf. This covert mission, authorized by the President, is to conduct a non-conventional strike on an underground terrorist compound located in the disputed area along the border between Afghanistan and Pakistan. The unanticipated result of this operation causes a chain reaction that threatens to impeach the President and brings the major military powers to the brink of World War III. Congressman Blake Ettington is sent to the Middle East to investigate and finds himself involved in an ongoing battle between American forces and international terrorism. He and his team, consisting of JAG Officer Debbi Schelling, CIA operative T.J. Butt, and Marine pilot Gordy Whitworth, enter the clandestine world of espionage and combat taking place in the primitive, war-weary country of Afghanistan. The investigation reveals an intricate plot to assassinate political and military leaders in America. Domestic terrorists and Mexican drug cartels are involved in a master plan to bring the United States of America to her knees!