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"Denial" is the third episode of Season One of Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders.


The team heads to Cairo, Egypt when an ex-U.S. serviceman of Egyptian-American descent is killed in a gas attack and his best friend is abducted.

Guest Cast

Referenced Criminals

  • The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant
  • Hosni Mubarak
  • Amr Farouk

Bookend Quotes

  • Russ Montgomery: "Listen to your convictions, even if they seem absurd to your reason." Egyptian proverb


  • Though this is the seventh produced episode, it aired as the third, because the season was scheduled out-of-order.
  • Anthony Azizi and Tina Lifford previously appeared on episodes of the series' parent show Criminal Minds.
Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders Episodes