'Criminal Minds' 200th recap: Does JJ survive?

During its 200th episode on Wednesday (Feb. 5), "Criminal Minds" finally shed some light on just what JJ (A.J. Cook) was up to during her time away from the BAU with the State Department.Responding to the profiler's kidnapping at the end of the last episode, the team jumped into action, learning that her disappearance was related to her secret mission while she was away. Turns out JJ was on assignment in Afghanistan to find Osama bin Laden, which is where she met Cruz (Esai Morales). The show spent some time trying to convince us that Cruz was the mole in JJ's Afghani team, informing us that he never put his name in for Section Chief, but in the end, that wasn't the case. Askari (Faran Tahir), the team's translator, is revealed early on as the person torturing both JJ and Cruz, but eventually Hastings (Tahmoh Penikett), the team's fourth member, was unveiled as the mastermind...



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