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Covert

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Covert takes listeners on a heart-pounding journey through the most dangerous military operations of all time. From the assassination of Osama Bin Laden and how two Israeli snipers foiled Syria’s plan to develop a nuclear bomb, to the real story that...Show More
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07:12 | Sep 4th

Have you ever wondered what it’d be like to be David Bowie’s neighbor? Or to get into a water gun fight with Tupac? From Audioboom and Muddy Knees Media, A LIFE LIVED features interviews with relatives and friends of deceased celebrities, sharing the...Show More

32:09 | Sep 3rd

With Che's guerilla fighter, Paco, captured, CIA agent Felix Rodriguez was positive they would soon be able to capture Che himself. But what he hadn't realized - he was the only one who wanted to capture Che alive. This episode is sponsored by: Ridic...Show More

39:48 | Aug 27th

After two years of flying under the radar, guerilla attacks on the Bolivian army meant the presence of the notorious Che Guevara. But without hard evidence, the United States couldn't get too involved . .. so they sent in foreign CIA agent Felix Rodr...Show More

38:16 | Aug 20th

After a love affair with Fidel Castro, Marita Lorenz was approached by the CIA take on a dangerous mission: assassinate the dictator. But how did the CIA convince her to turn on the man she loved? This episode is sponsored by: Junell & Associates (ht...Show More

44:50 | Aug 13th

A young woman ends up in a whirlwind relationship with Fidel Castro. But hiding it from her family and living in a post-revolutionary country isn't her most prominent danger. It's the CIA, who are looking for someone close to Castro to recruit. This ...Show More

33:16 | Aug 6th

The SAS and SEAL Team 6 get the go-ahead for their long trek of a rescue operation, but limited intel means that something unexpected is going to happen. And it does. This episode is sponsored by: Mint Mobile (https://www.mintmobile.com/covert) Hims ...Show More

33:09 | Jul 30th

In 2012, humanitarian aid workers were kidnapped and held as ransom by a gang of drug runners and criminals in the northern region of Afghanistan. It was up to the two most elite special forces in the world, the SAS and U.S. Seal Team 6, to lead a da...Show More

37:20 | Jul 23rd

The hunt for the Landshut continues as the SAS and GSG-9 follow the hijacked plane around the Middle East. And just when they thought it was all over, something unfathomable happened: murder. Their carefully rehearsed plan can still work - but now li...Show More

40:49 | Jul 16th

A post-vacation flight turned into a waking nightmare after 4 hijackers took over Lufthansa Flight 181. Germany's brand-new elite force, the GSG-9, was set to step in, but were too green to be ready; and so they asked for help from the seasoned Briti...Show More

43:55 | Jul 9th

The six escaped diplomats couldn't stay under Canadian protection forever. With the State Department occupied, the CIA stepped in. Enter Agent Tony Mendez. His idea? They would all pretend to be a Hollywood scouting team. This episode is sponsored by...Show More

52:21 | Jul 2nd

When a peaceful protest at the Iranian embassy became not-so-peaceful, it was the start of the longest hostage crisis in history. Six people escaped capture, but then they couldn't escape Iran. How would they get out? And how did they even evade bein...Show More

05:41 | Jun 4th

Covert is back for Season 2 with undercover operations from around the world, from the assassination of a dictator to the rescue from the longest hostage crisis in history.  Season 2 starts July 2nd.

06:07 | Oct 3rd, 2018

We bring you Audioboom's new podcast, Dead Man Talking. It follows the investigation of the confessions of the infamous Railroad Killer. Did he confess to more murders to delay his death penalty? Or was he really more sinister than anyone could have ...Show More

45:16 | Aug 7th, 2018

In the Season 1 finale: Two downed helicopters; Task Force Ranger is trapped in the middle of a swam, with no way out, except a convoy that can't get through the barrage of fire. As they take shelter for the night, supplies are low, and they have to ...Show More

36:21 | Jul 31st, 2018

A routine part of a UN mission in Mogadishu, Somalia, goes as wrong as it can, and a Rocket Propelled Granade has taken down a Black Hawk helicopter. Now Task Force Ranger, a group of 160 of the best Black Ops personnel are putting their fighting ski...Show More

32:58 | Jul 24th, 2018

In this week’s episode, we continue the story Israel’s special forces performing one of the most bold special force operations in modern history: flying right into enemy territory and saving hundreds of civilians held captive by terrorists in Entebbe...Show More

34:09 | Jul 17th, 2018

June 27th, 1976\. A routine flight from the Israeli coastal city of Tel Aviv to Paris. Two hundred and forty eight passengers and crew members have been kidnapped by armed terrorists aboard Air France flight 139\. The destination: a little known city...Show More

41:42 | Jul 10th, 2018

The Black Cats are finally deployed to take down the mysterious terrorist threat plaguing Mumbai and killing innocents. But what they find is a threat well-armed and ready to take them on, and three major sites that are under siege. And the enemy has...Show More

40:09 | Jul 3rd, 2018

A cafe held hostage. Gunfire in a public marketplace. Mumbai, the richest and most populated city in India is under constant attack from unknown and extremely well-coordinated terrorists. And the Indian National Guard, the Black Cats, are just waitin...Show More

35:55 | Jun 26th, 2018

Mossad, the Israeli intelligence unit, was alarmed when a train exploded in North Korea – one that was carrying nuclear supplies to Syria. This led to the discovery of a secret nuclear reactor in the middle of Syria. And it could not be allowed to ex...Show More

33:46 | Jun 19th, 2018

In this episode we go behind the battle lines in the jungles of Sierra Leone to learn about the planning and high stakes execution of one of the most dangerous special forces missions in history. But what was it like for those on the ground during th...Show More

46:04 | Jun 12th, 2018

The West African nation of Sierra Leone is a land of picturesque white beaches, a tropical climate and rich, lush rainforests. But the country is no tourist destination – it is the battle ground for one of the most gruesome and deadly civil wars in h...Show More

42:46 | Jun 5th, 2018

In this conclusion of the mission to stop Osama Bin Laden, we go inside Operation Neptune's Spear, where Seal Team Six flew undetected into Pakistan to go after who they believe is the elusive terrorist. What really happened inside the mystery compou...Show More

33:50 | May 29th, 2018

On February 26, 1993 Osama Bin Laden had gotten the attention of the United States when he funded an attempted attack on the World Trade Center. The attack later revealed a more intricate network of supposed terrorist training camps, and the terroris...Show More

32:57 | May 29th, 2018

In this first episode we’ll trace the origins of Osama Bin Laden and the people who were tasked to find him. Who was this man? When did he first get the CIA's attention? And what led up to his masterminding of 9/11? Covert's theme is "Anxiety" by ...Show More

04:42 | May 23rd, 2018

Launching May 29th is Covert, a brand-new podcast delving into the shadows to reveal the murky world of international espionage and top secret military operations from around the world.