The South African Recces are one of the most accomplished units in the history of special operations, but their successes have largely been ignored by the history books until recently.
I’ve decided to start a new series on SOFREP about foreign internal defense (FID)—a topic that touches upon subjects such as unconventional warfare (UW) and espionage as it is related to View More ›
Jack Murphy recently had a chance to sit with Chris Martin, author of the Beyond Neptune Spear and Shaping the World from the Shadows series. Jack and Chris talk about View More ›
We’ve published three books that work as a surreal trilogy about the current events in the Middle East. In Benghazi: The Definitive Report, Brandon and I wrote about how the View More ›
It was a snowy night in Prague. I bought a round of beers for my Ranger buddy and two Brits we had just met at the bar. One of the Brits View More ›
SOFREP’s future is quite simple. Hire a bunch of ex-Green Berets, Rangers, SEALs, and other assorted lunatics to travel to and write about third-world war zones. Our writers understand the terrain and can write about it from a much more informed point of view.
The Kurdish freedom fighters of the YPG (People’s Protection Units) have been fighting and dying in their war against ISIS in Syria. They’ve put up a noble fight to the View More ›
One YPG member told me about a Daash fighter he shot four times with a Dragonov sniper rifle. The jihadist went down but kept trying to get back up.
Prepare for a smart-ass answer to this question. Memes and rumors spread like wildfire via social media, and the most dubious sources are claiming that ISIS is encouraging their supporters to go View More ›
Virtually every YPG fighter has a rule: Save the last bullet for yourself. In the war against ISIS, which they call the Daash, it is far better to choose your own View More ›