As long as Jennifer Garner is still in it I’m not sure the storyline matters.

Alias Returns To Old
In a interview with TV ABC President Stephen McPherson is saying that next season ALIAS will be back to the old, where Sydney will juggle her dual roles as an international spy and normal twenty-something girl.
“We got so deep in the Rimbaldi and Covenant [mysteries] that we lost sight of some of the stuff we fell in love with [in the beginning]. J.J. is talking about getting back to some of the joy that she used to have in her personal life early on… while still living in this crazy world.”