burn notice
 n.— «Despite these qualms at lower levels, no written warning—or “burn notice,” in CIA parlance—about Curveball ever was issued, and administration officials repeatedly used his bogus claim that Iraq had mobile biological-weapons facilities in making their case for preemptive war against Iraq.» —“Old woes dog U.S. intelligence gathering” by Jonathan S. Landay, John Walcott Philadelphia Inquirer (Pa.) Mar. 30, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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