As Kensi and Deeks sort out their relationship, Callen and Sam call on a Nepalese Gurkha to help recover a missing flash drive.
The investigation begins
The team are lead into the world of military international politics, and a Gurkha. it's an action-packed chase to protect Pakistan's nuclear arsenal.
Deeks: I've never had a girl give me her knife before. Does that mean we're official?
Kensi: You know sometimes a knife is just a knife.
Episode 11 "Iron Curtain Rising"
The NCIS team turn their attention to an alleged war criminal, a former Communist lead from Romania, when it's discovered he living in Los Angeles under an assumed name.
He's a little lost without his partner
Never a dull moment
Sam: You know you have a house now. You can sleep there. That's what normal people do.
Callen: I sleep there. I do.
Sam: You're like a cat that keeps going back to its old place, even though the owners moved.
Callen: What do you want me to say? I'm a creature of habit.
Sam: Yeah, you're a creature, all right. Of bad habits.
Even though Hetty has teken them off the case, Sam and Callen set a trap for the CIA agent that was hanging out at a private airport waiting to escape with the war criminal. They take the corrupt agent into the air and threaten to leave him in the plane to crash before he confesses.