lean forward
 v. phr.— «When seasoned and skeptical DI analysts believe they have made their case by a careful scrubbing of ample all-source information, they should lean forward in making their conclusions precise and clear to the policy officials responsible for management of the issue.» —“A Compendium of Analytic Tradecraft Notes” by Central Intelligence Agency Air War College (Australia) Dec., 1995. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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