The funds arrive in Caracas Game On by Homeland (Ft. Alex Gansa, David Nutter & James Yoshimura)

Finally the Caracas connection is becoming clear. We were wondering why Brody was in Caracas and how that would tie into the goings on in Washington

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HLBC subsidiary there Game On by Homeland (Ft. Alex Gansa, David Nutter & James Yoshimura)

Hmm I wonder which bank HLBC is based on…

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Female Mental Patient: Let me go! No, no, no! No! Game On by Homeland (Ft. Alex Gansa, David Nutter & James Yoshimura)

This scene had shades of the horrific mental hospital in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

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[A giant explosion ROCKS the courtyard of Nazir's house, blasting glass into the living room. Brody rushes out into the courtyard and goes searching for Issa amidst the scared children and rubble] Episode 1.09 - "Crossfire" - Issa Nazir Drone Strike Scene by Homeland

As on Homeland, in real life sadly innocent children are frequently “collateral damage” from US drone strikes on terrorist targets. Policy Mic has a grim list of all children killed in Pakistan and Yemen by US drone strikes

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Brody wraps Issa's body in preparation for a traditional Muslim burial. Episode 1.09 - "Crossfire" - Issa Nazir Drone Strike Scene by Homeland

Islamic burial rituals include enshrouding dead body in a white cotton or linen cloth, as well as:
-Bathing the dead body
-Funeral prayer
-Burial of the dead body in a grave
-Positioning the deceased so that the head is faced towards Mecca (Makkah Al-Mukarramah)

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Brody: Allahu Akbar Episode 1.09 - "Crossfire" - Issa Nazir Drone Strike Scene by Homeland

Allahu Akbar (Arabic: الله أكبر) is an Islamic phrase, called Takbir in Arabic, meaning “God is greater” or “God is [the] greatest.” We often see Brody saying this as he prays in his garage

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[Brody throws Issa a soccer ball] Episode 1.09 - "Crossfire" - Issa Nazir Drone Strike Scene by Homeland

It’s not a surprise Issa is playing soccer. Soccer is the 2nd most popular sport in Issa’s native Pakistan, behind only cricket

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Let me root, root, root for the home team. If they don't win, it's a shame. For it's one, two, three strikes, you're out at the old ball game. Episode 1.09 - "Crossfire" - Issa Nazir Drone Strike Scene by Homeland

More “Take Me Out to the Ball Game.” Check out legendary Cubs announcer Harry Caray’s rendition of the final lines being sung by Issa here
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fo9fEADUqPs#t=31s

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Buy me some peanuts and Cracker Jack I don't care if I never get back. I wanna root, root, root for the home team Episode 1.09 - "Crossfire" - Issa Nazir Drone Strike Scene by Homeland

Brody’s using the classic all-American tune “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” to teach young Issa English in a fun way http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qscED3psy_U

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The German government unequivocally disapproves of such methods and finds them totally unacceptable. Statement re: U.S. Spying on Personal Cell Phone by Chancellor Angela Merkel

Though in fairness to the U.S., recent declassifications regarding the secret history of the U-2 surveillance program prove that the US spied on France in the 1960s, and U.S. economic espionage against both France and Germany as recently as the 1990s has been well documented

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