The first time the Mossad came calling, they wanted Victor Ostrovsky for their assassination unit, the Kidon. He turned them down. The next time, he agreed to enter the grueling three-year training program to become a katsa, or intelligence case officer, for the legendary Israeli spy organization. By Way of Deception is the explosive chronicle of his experiences in the Mossad, and of two decades of their frightening and often ruthless covert activities around the world. It is an insider s account of Mossad tactics and exploits.