The Dogs of War
The West Wing Season 5

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The international crisis concerning the terrorist abduction of Bartlet's daughter Zoey reaches a critical point as Speaker of the House Glenallen Walken (recurring guest star JOHN GOODMAN), the acting President, orders the bombardment of Qumari terrorist camps. The kidnappers issue a 24-hour deadline for the removal of American troops from Qumar. Meanwhile, Josh fumes over his perceived notion that the Republicans will exploit and push forward their own legislative agenda. And Toby visits his newborn twins--even as he oversees the drafting of two presidential speeches that hinge on Zoey's fate.


Martin Sheen
as President Josiah `Jed' Bartlet
John Spencer
as Leo McGarry
Allison Janney
as C.J. Cregg
Richard Schiff
as Toby Ziegler
Bradley Whitford
as Josh Lyman
Dulé Hill
as Charlie Young
Stockard Channing
as First Lady Abigail Bartlet
Joshua Malina
as Will Bailey
Janel Moloney
as Donna Moss
Lily Tomlin
as Debbie Fiderer
John Goodman
as Glenallen Walken
Kathleen York
as Andrea Wyatt
John Amos
as Fitzwallace
Nina Siemaszko
as Ellie Bartlet
Annabeth Gish
as Elizabeth Bartlet Westin
Steven Eckholdt
as Doug Westin
Elisabeth Moss
as Zoey Bartlet
Jesse Bradford
as Ryan Pierce
Clark Gregg
as Mike Casper
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