|| After returning to Georgetown University, Jason Bourne finds himself chafing under the quiet life as a professor. Aware of his frustrations, his academic mentor asks for help investigating the murder of a student by a Muslim extremist sect. The young man died carrying information about the group's terrorist activities, including a plan to attack the United States. The organization and its plot have popped up on the radar of Central Intelligence, where new director Veronica Hart is struggling to assert her authority. Sensing an opportunity to take control of CI by showing Hart's incompetence, National Security Agency operatives plan to accomplish what CI never could -hunt down and kill Bourne. Bourne's investigation turns into one of the deadliest and most tangled operations of his double life -all while an assassin as brilliant and damaged as himself is getting closer by the minute.