State-Directed Terrorist Squads

A New Dimension in Warfare
  • John B. Wolf
Part of the Criminal Justice and Public Safety book series (CJPS)


Deception is the distortion of perceived reality. Masking, which is a form of deception, can be used to hide the identity of the instigator of an action while he simultaneously resorts to innuendo to bolster a more fearsome image. A hit man, hired by organized crime to “waste” (kill) an informer, is an example of how masking is used by the underworld.1


York Time Organize Crime Terrorist Group Gang Member North Atlantic Treaty Organization 
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