Played by Ivan Sergei
Astaad Rashid is a tennis star seeking political asylum from John MacNamara, US Ambassador in Nassau.
Before long, the Embassy is surrounded by a terrorist group led by Miles Kendrick. Their demand is to hand over Rashid. A missile launcher is transported to the Embassy, with a missile being aimed at the heart of the city.
Steve Austin volunteers to be assigned to Nassau to help out with the crisis there. However, Rashid is nowhere to be found in the Embassy.
Steve later suspects that someone is hiding within the water tower in the Embassy. Rashid is found there by gangsters of Kendrick before Steve can reach him. With Rashid in his hands, Kendrick plans to assure exit by a submarine.