By Way of Deception, told to Claire Hoy by former Mossad agent Victor Ostrovsky, chronicles not only Ostrovsky’s four years in training as an agent for Israel’s. Buy By Way of Deception: The Making of a Mossad Officer by Victor Ostrovsky ( ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free . “By way of deception shall you Conquer.” — Mossad’s mottoVictor Ostrovsky was a career Mossad agent. He left Israel’s secret police agency and returned to his.

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Two days later, Donovan returned and called Halim. I’m in charge of security in the office, and I know everything. Uzi Nakdimon addressed the group: Mossad, says Ostrovsky, then concocted a devious scheme. And although this mental picture was disturbing, at lstrovsky same time I was pleased that at last the public could see the ugly face of Israeli nationalist militancydemonstrating that Israeli zealots were no different than other extremists in the region.

Half the year mud, the other half circus.

By Way of Deception: A Devastating Insider’s Portrait of the Mossad

I had known for some time that this community has all but taken over the film industry and has a strong grip on Washington, having the strongest lobby there. Donovan, looking surprised, said, “What do you mean? While both Magal and Meshad were assassinated by the Mossad, of course the internal machinations leading up to their deaths were dramatically different.

We’d had a leisurely breakfast and there was coffee for us in the conference room — and as usual, everybody was smoking. Separation and Its Discontents: The Mossad’s right-wing element wasn’t sure to what extent this scandal would grow. You signed at the bottom, using your code name. ot


That was the case with Dwight Eisenhower, whom Israel regarded as the worst president in history oostrovsky, ironically, the vice president they regarded as a friend, namely Richard Nixon, himself became an enemy once he was president.

This was something he wanted to keep to himself. The Mossad also plugged into the equation Qadhafi’s lunatic image and momentous declarations, which were really only meant for internal consumption.

By Way of Deception: The Making of a Mossad Officer by Victor Ostrovsky

Victor OstrovskyClaire Hoy. Though he claims to want to help Israel by revealing this information, it ostrovsly that most readers would use this text as further fodder for anger or hatred, rather than for any positive purpose. They knew that name carried with it a certain guarantee of getting attention and keeping it.

Finally, this man said to me, “No hard feelings. But it was the twisted ideals and self-centered pragmatism that I encountered inside the Mossad, coupled with this so-called team’s greed, lust, and total lack of respect for human life, that motivated me to tell this story.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. But one chilly day in FebruaryI found myself joining 14 others on a small bus. But there’s never any shortage of that, old boy.

By Way of Deception : The Making and Unmaking of a Mossad Officer

A car sayan, for example, running a rental agency, could help the Mossad rent a car without having to complete the usual doc. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Well, as far as the Institute is concerned, it’s Israel’s business. He attributes trafficking heroin as a source of raising funds for operations outside government regulation.

After all, Israel didn’t possess carriers and ample air power, and although it was capable of bombing a refugee camp in Tunis, that was not the same. The problem is he wants too much money and I’m not sure I trust him, in any case.


The Iraqis claimed it was a satellite launcher that Gerald Bull, a Canadian scientist, was helping them develop. The media was supplied with inside information and tips from reliable sources on how the crazed leader of Iraq killed people with his bare hands and used missiles to attack Iranian cities. Halim’s bus had been temporarily delayed by a minor “accident” two blocks away when a Peugeot pulled out in defeption of it. Third, it boosted the Mossad’s image of itself, since it was they who, by ingenious sleight of hand, had prodded the United States to do what was right.

Why don’t you come along? Meanwhile, a well-known Washington columnist, Rowland Evans, told Pete that he’d asked his sources in the CIA about me several months earlier, and they’d told him that I was “for real.

We use cookies deceptjon give you the best possible experience. The luncheon was attended by some twenty members of the think tank and a few MPs. And the name of its head, while he holds that position, is never made public.

So, I stay away from details here. There was an in- and-out basket on the desk, deceptuon telephone, a mirror on the wall, and the photo of a man who looked familiar, though I couldn’t quite place him.

I worked at the downtown office, essentially as a gofer and filing clerk.