As a border war between India and Pakistan poses the threat of a nuclear clash, a flamboyant British expert on the matter, Lord John Marbury, is summoned to the White House. C.J. is kept out of the loop on the crisis in its early hours, leading to a loss of credibility with the White House Press Corps. Zoey begins to pursue a romantic relationship with Charlie. Mandy angers the senior staff with her plan to advise a moderate Republican politician.