below the radar screen

below the radar screen

In a position in which someone or something will remain unnoticed or undetected. With so many different amendments to the bill being made, some appropriations slipped below the radar screen. I plan to stay below the radar screen until this controversy blows over.
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Just below the radar screen of much security analysis in this region is a largely unnoticed feature of globalization: the fact that you are dealing with countries who have acquired conceptual and material tools from what we call the 'West,' and yet remain deeply embedded in their traditional cultures.
Until then, these unfunded obligations were below the radar screen and allowed to increase rapidly.
In addition to the State of the District section, we also feature more in depth analysis of liquidity and interest rate risk, both of which may be flying a bit below the radar screen in this prolonged period of low interest rates but which remain on our list of potential risk concerns.
However, given his aversion to the public spotlight, and insistence upon keeping all media commentary anonymous, Ross operates well below the radar screen on even such high profile purchases as the F-35.
This item should send shock waves throughout Arab political establishments, but for now it appears to lie below the radar screen.
Not having to register to be exempt helps those firms to stay below the radar screen of tax compliance and enforcement authorities.
Sometimes, the probability of catastrophic risks occurring is so low that it simply drops below the radar screen.
There are, however, several important initiatives flying below the radar screen that should significantly improve the capacity of the Government of Canada to manage its financial reporting and accounting responsibilities, a core component of government accountability.
If governors, educators, parents, and communities really care about helping youths "who drop below the radar screen of most high schools," as Price describes them, they ought to consider some of the attributes of these programs and see what they can learn.
Not the cause of the failure, but because of the fact that we operate so far below the radar screen that the public does not even know that we exist or that we see a problem until there is a catastrophic failure.
It's an understatement to say uncovering our best and brightest was a major challenge because many of them reside below the radar screen," says Meeks.
Economic activity occurring below the radar screen bodes well for office and industrial markets across the region.
But in the meantime, public-private partnerships, flying well below the radar screen, are carrying relief.
Yet the consumer temptation is real, and in a culture that takes that mentality for granted, it has become a routine of Catholic life, even if below the radar screen of most churchy discussions and studies.
Until recently prescription drugs such as oxycodone and hydrocodone have flown below the radar screen of monitoring organizations that track teen drug abuse.