An international incident forces Olivia to make a difficult decision. Meanwhile, Quinn Perkins & Associates struggles to find clients.
Mellie hosts a state dinner for President Rashad of Bashran in the hopes of brokering peace, while Olivia enlists Jake in a covert backup plan.
Fitz retreats from the limelight, but when he grows bored of living a normal life in Vermont, he embarks on a new venture with Marcus.
Mellie prepares for the upcoming nuclear summit with President Rashad and Prime Minister Nazari. Fitz brings an important case to QPA.
Mellie and Olivia clash over tactics. While QPA protects President Rashad's niece, Cyrus seeks congressional approval to declare war in Bashran.
The Gladiators gather to celebrate Charlie and Quinn's big day. Mellie, Cyrus and Jake confront a new crisis in the Middle East.
Caught in a difficult position, Olivia weighs her options. Marcus meets with Mellie about the institute's agenda.
After a jaw-dropping midseason finale, "Scandal" returns for the last eleven episodes of the series. On the midseason premiere, the fallout from Rowan's desperate act affects all of Quinn's loved ones, including a guilt-ridden Olivia.
All the details of Rowan's harrowing basement plan are revealed -- from the beginning through the final gunshots.
Olivia's closest friends stage an intervention. Mellie confronts Jake with what she's learned about B613's recent actions.
Olivia goes to war against Jake. A deal is proposed to Rowan. Abby, Huck and Charlie take on an interesting new client.
In this crossover episode, Annalise Keating from 'How to Get Away with Murder' asks Olivia for help bringing a class action case to the Supreme Court.
Air Force Two is hacked as Cyrus and David are flying to a digital piracy summit in Lisbon. Olivia celebrates her mother's birthday with her.
After Air Force Two's extraordinary safe landing, Cyrus takes his victory lap as America's newest hero, and Mellie demands that the Oval stop at nothing until justice is served. Meanwhile, Liv tries to bridge the gap with the Gladiators by disclosing her theory behind the hijack and Cyrus's true ...
When Charlie is taken into custody for the hijacking of Air Force Two, Quinn is faced with an important choice. Meanwhile, Cyrus is pulling the strings behind closed doors and sets out to recruit Jake to join him on his quest for the White House.
On the heels of her commitment to turn over a new leaf, personal turmoil strikes Olivia once again when Mellie demands that she get rid of Cyrus once and for all.
Olivia's friends and enemies alike are shocked by the decision she makes when called to testify against President Mellie Grant.
David tells Jake to make a choice. Cyrus surprises himself. Olivia and her friends brace themselves for the consequences of their actions.