The rich and powerful take what they want. We steal it back for you.
First, make sure you post card text when you ask about a card:
Ebola Scare wrote:
If US play, remove 1 Troop (from Track first) to Off Map Box until end of next draw phase, then to Track. +2 Prestige. If Jihadist, US randomly discards 1 card. LAPSING & REMOVE
Second, the Lapsing portion only applies to the US play (because of the removal of Troops to the Off Map Box.