However, up until recently, the "powers-that-be" behind these cloak-and-dagger
escapades have contented themselves with simply "monitoring" us and have not actually interfered with our activities.
The Hill, a weekly published on Capitol Hill, reported in June that the Coalition is "an organization that for months has been split with internal tensions that have been exhibited in cloak-and-dagger
power plays both sinister and ridiculous.
He'll then go to Glasgow Airport in best cloak-and-dagger
fashion on Tuesday to pick up his flight tickets for Russia.
It is melodramatic, cloak-and-dagger
stuff, superficially exciting, like many twentieth-century conspiracy tales, but empty on the evidentiary side.
Through stealth campaigns, the Christian right won countless elected offices, but the cloak-and-dagger
routine also became a public-relations liability, particularly Christian Coalition director Ralph Reed's way-out threats about "flying below radar" and operating like a guerrilla warrior.
We don't understand what the cloak-and-dagger
stuff is all about.
The tale bristles with cloak-and-dagger
intrigue, public brawling, high-stakes gambles and billion-dollar deals.
Do the Rangers, perhaps, employ cloak-and-dagger
techniques to gain advantages?
Allie and her scissor sisters, Darcey (Angela Griffin) and Sydney (Sian Reeves), are opening a new stylistsO academy, but amidst all the cut and thrust, the Madchester crimpers are hiding some cloak-and-dagger
But the revelation that an attempt was made to assassinate the Ukraine's pro-Western opposition leader Viktor Yush-chenko shows that those cloak-and-dagger
days are not over.
Everyone in the room, even the tea lady, knew that Colin Lee was about to walk through the door, but secretary Roy Whalley still insisted on a cloak-and-dagger
Screenwriter Jhabvala grabs us by the collar with a cloak-and-dagger
prologue that ratchets up the stakes throughout the genteel dance of adultery and denial that follows.
As the cloak-and-dagger
investigation unfolds, The Informant becomes more intricate and intriguing.
KEVIN KEEGAN will revert to the cloak-and-dagger
tactics used by Glenn Hoddle by delaying the announcement of his line-up to face Poland on Wednesday night until an hour before the make-or-break clash.
Murray's men have had cloak-and-dagger
talks with Manchester City chairman David Bernstein.