Karim Akbari was an Iranian-born national attempting to start a war after he had recovered money that the Shah of Savak was believed to have hidden. He is a main antagonist of the first season, but appears only in one last episode.
- Carl Browning- (strung up, tortured).
- Michael Lawson- (strung up, tortured as well).
- Amy Taylor- (attempted).
- G. Callen- (attempted).
- Eli Danker previously appeared in the main NCIS series in the Season 4 premiere episode, Shalom (episode).