Mason Skiles was assigned to Beirut by the U.S. State Department in the 1980s. When his family is killed in a terrorist bombing, he vows never to return to the war torn city. But when a colleague is taken prisoner by militants, his former superiors ask for his help. Reluctant at first, Skiles goes back to Beirut. Teaming with CIA Agent Sandy Crowder, the pair must survive one danger after another in order to save Skiles's friend.