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Proposer l’asile

To offer asylum

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Un porte parole

A spokesman/woman

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Un plan d’urgence

A contingency plan

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Confronté à

Confronted with

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demeurer

It remains that

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Accorder, céder, octroyer

To grant

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Paradoxal

Paradoxical

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anti-imperialiste, anti-colonialiste, rhétorique anti-américaine

Anti-imperialist, anti-colonial, anti- american rhetoric

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Csq

Outcomes

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Parfaitement

Perfectly
A perfectly legitimate ambition

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But, fin, objet

The purpose of

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Le rôle et le devoir

The role and duty (of gouvernments)

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autoriser

To entitle

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Réconcilier

To reconcile

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L’opinion publique

The public opinion

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Des préoccupations politiques

Political considerations

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Au contraire

On the contrary

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Concilier

To conciliate

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Souveraineté

Sovereignty

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Sur le point de

On the verge of

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Un site de révélations

A whistle-blowing site

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Museler la presse

To muzzle the press

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Rappeler qqc

To be reminiscent of

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L’Etat de droit

The rule of law