A new administration comes to Washington, DC, and deals with international events far more forcefully than the one it replaced.
In response, a number of deadly enemies of the United States form an Unholy Alliance with the sole intent of toppling the US. Their strategy is simple; overwhelm the US government with a myriad of problems so that the country eventually weakens itself from fighting on multiple fronts to the point that it collapses.
Very well-funded internal and external adversaries try to destroy the administration of President Bradford Greeley in order to obtain revenge for previous actions the United States has taken in foreign policy.
Jake Dalton has to use every trick he knows to learn the identities of the key players if he is going to be able to stop their plot before it has a chance to work.