The Looming Tower
Tracing the rising threat of Osama bin Laden and Al-Qaeda, it takes a controversial look at how the rivalry between the CIA and FBI inadvertently might have set the stage for the tragedy of 9/11 and the war in Iraq.
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S01 E01Feb 28, 2018
Now it Begins… Feb 28, 2018 The chief of the FBI’s counter-terrorism unit, John O’Neill, invites rookie Muslim-American agent, Ali Soufan, onto his squad. Fighting to get information from the CIA, they soon realize their work is just beginning…as two American embassies are bombed.
S01 E02Feb 28, 2018
Losing My Religion Feb 28, 2018 Following the simultaneous embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania, the FBI begins its investigation on the ground, while the CIA starts working on a retaliation plan.
S01 E03Feb 28, 2018
Mistakes Were Made Feb 28, 2018 The FBI finds one of the surviving terrorists and discovers a game changing lead in Nairobi, while the CIA’s retaliation plan in approved.
S01 E04Mar 7, 2018
Mercury Mar 7, 2018 Continuing to keep information from the FBI, Schmidt is fired from Alec Station. Diane makes an important discovery about the owner of the phone number Owhali gave Chesney. O'Neill searches for solace in his faith as his personal and professional lives crumble before him.
S01 E05Mar 14, 2018
Y2K Mar 14, 2018 The CIA and FBI are on high alert as threats surrounding the new millennium abound. O’Neill and Soufan raid an AQ cell in Brooklyn. The CIA continues to hide vital information from the FBI while they track suspicious individuals entering the U.S.
S01 E06Mar 21, 2018
Boys at War Mar 21, 2018 Vince continues asking for permission to share Mihdhar’s visa with the FBI. O’Neill loses his briefcase and an investigation into his handling of classified materials begins. A boy, radicalized after the CIA’s retaliation attack killed his friend, travels to Yemen to start his own martyrdom journey.