English translation: bordering on/ reminiscent of scenes from a Western
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French term or phrase:
à la limite des actes d’un film de Western
bordering on/ reminiscent of scenes from a Western
French to English translations [PRO] Social Sciences - General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
French term or phrase:à la limite des actes
I can't make heads or tails of this sentence. The point of the author of this academic paper on humanitarian aid is that the claim to the right to humanitarian intervention has been abused by powerful nations at the expense of the powerless. He then continues:
"Tous ces faits à la limite des actes d’un film de Western ont fait fi du traditionnel cadre légal des Nations Unies..."
I'm under a tight deadline and would be most grateful for any help with this one. Thanks in advance!