Search out the word ‘covert’ on SOFREP and you’ll find nearly 200 results. We’ve covered a lot of topics since we came online a little over 2 years ago, but one of the common threads that binds SOFREP is ‘covert operations.’ Whether it’s stealth technology, online, business espionage or Central Intelligence Agency/Special Operations clandestine operations, battles are fought and lives are lost. Today we’re going to take a look at 10 of these articles.

10. Covert Op Gone Bad: Three Ukrainian Special Forces Officers Captured by Pro-Russian Militia

Three officers working for the Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) were captured by pro-Russian militia forces while conducting a covert operation in the town of Gorlivka. The officers were in Gorlivka in order to find and most likely capture one of the militia’s leaders believed to be responsible for the death of a Ukrainian politician, Volodymyr Rybak, who was found dead approximately one week prior. Continue reading

9. Russian Covert Operations in Afghanistan