[QUOTE=The Wormhole;7687822]But Sloan's only real interest with DS9 was with Dr Bashir, why would he be tailing Sisko and Odo two years before he began pursuing Bashir?
How does one keep a cabal larger than three secret for centuries? It's not possible.
Bashir said it would take some 76 people to create the Founder Virus. He even said something along the lines of, "Can you imagine the level of consipricy to keep that silent"
The only way Section 31 works is if you think of them as Masons. That's how their secrets are kept.