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CNN英语新闻:奥巴马出访以色列讨论伊朗问题(双语)

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我是卡尔·阿祖兹,我们首先从奥巴马总统开始。他原定于今天上午抵达以色列,这是他上任以来第一次去那里旅行。
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Big thanks for Mrs.Sparks's class from Nevada for lanuching today's show.
非常感谢内华达州斯帕克夫人的班级作为今天节目的开始。

I'm Carl Azuz, we're starting today with the first for president Obama.
我是卡尔·阿祖兹,我们首先从奥巴马总统开始。

He was scheduled to arrive in Israel this morning, this is his first trip there since taking office.
他原定于今天上午抵达以色列,这是他上任以来第一次去那里旅行。

He's been Israel before, just never as president.
他过去曾经到过以色列,只是那时候还从未担任总统。

During his visit, the president's planning to meet with Israeli leaders and talked about the relationship between Israel and the U.S.
在访问期间,总统计划与以色列领导人会面,并且就美国和以色列关系进行讨论。

Another big topic of discussion, Iran, a nation whose leader has threatened to wipe Israel off the map.
而另一个大的讨论议题就是伊朗,这个国家的领导人威胁要将以色列从地图上抹去。

Israel was founded in 1948 as a Jewish homeland, its neighbours are all Arab countries.
以色列作为一个犹太人的家园成立于1948年,其邻国都是阿拉伯国家。

And Israel has fought several wars against them since it was created.
而自从建国以来以色列国家进行了几场战争。

The U.S. has been a close ally of Israel, both countries have concerns about Iran's controversial nuclear program.
美国一直是以色列的亲密盟友,两个国家都担心伊朗有争议的核项目。

But president Obama and Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu haven't always agreed on how to deal with Iran.
但美国总统奥巴马和以色列总理本杰明·内塔尼亚胡并没有在如何应对伊朗问题上达成一致。

During this visit, they're expected to talk about those differences.
访问期间这些分歧将会被列入讨论范畴。

Pope Francis has been formally installed as the new head of the Roman Catholic Church.
教皇弗朗西斯已经正式成为罗马天主教堂的新负责人。

The College of Cardinals elected the new Pope last week, but he was officially inaugurated as Pope yesterday.
这一枢机主教团上周选举出了新教皇,但是他昨天正式就任罗马教皇。

During this ceremony in Vatican City, he gave a sermon and talked about how the Catholic Church shuold focus on carrying for the poor and the sick.
在梵蒂冈城的这一仪式上,他进行了一次布道并谈到天主教教会应关注穷人和病人。

Pope Francis also discussed the importance of respecting the environment.
教皇弗朗西斯还讨论了重视环境的重要性。

There is a vehicle built especially for the church leader, it's called the Pope Mobile.
有一辆车专门为教会领袖而设,这被称为教皇专用车。

President Obama gets his own car, too, and there is a difference between these two in cost.
奥巴马总统也有他自己的汽车, 这两辆车在价格上也有区别。

Pope Mobile, $565,000, the Beast, president Obama's car, 1.5 billion.
教皇专用车,565000美元, 而奥巴马总统的车野兽价值15亿。

But both vehicles are big on security, the Pope Mobile has bulletproof Plexiglas dome, the Beast is made from armour that's eight inches thick.
但这两辆车都增加了很高的安全系数, 教皇专用车配备防弹玻璃的穹顶,野兽是由八英寸厚的钢板制成。

And the tyres are reinforced with Kevlar on that.
而轮胎是凯拉尔钢筋与。

Yesterday, Pope Francis greeted some of the people who came to his inauguration, but he wasn't riding in the Pope Mobile.
昨天,教皇弗朗西斯迎接一些来到自己就职典礼的人群,但他不是乘坐教皇专用车。

He was in this open air vehicle, security obvious a big concern for any world leader.
他是在这辆露天的车中,安全对于任何世界领袖而言明显是一个大问题。

Ben Wideman looks at some of the challenges involved in protecting the Pope.
本·韦德曼马上会带我们看看参与保护教皇中遇到的一些挑战。

It was a thrill for the crowds, Pope Francis walking out ont he street to press the flesh.
这是一个激动的人群,教皇弗朗西斯走上街道握手致意。

But it wan't a thrill for his security.
但对于他的安全而言却并不是刺激。

One Italian newspaper quoted a member of the Pope security detail and saying if he carries on like this, it will drive us all crazy.
一家意大利报纸援引一位教皇成员讲述其中的安全细节,称如果他继续这样,会把我们都逼疯。

But the Vatican spokesman isn't panicking.
但梵蒂冈发言人们对此并没有恐慌。

"The very confident security forces with the Pope, and they're with him, they've been watching him, they'll adept to his own movements and they will do their best to adept to new situations."
“教皇的安全部队非常自信,他们和他在一起,他们一直看着他,他们会熟练自己的动作,他们将尽力适应新的情况。”


词汇解释:

1.schedule n.时间表,日程
a list of planned activities or things to be done showing the times or dates when they are intended to happen or be done

eg.I'll work out the schedule.
我来拟定时间表。

2.threaten v.威胁;恐吓
to tell someone that you will kill or hurt them, or cause problems for them if they do not do what you want

eg.The rebels threatened to seize civilian hostages.
叛乱分子威胁要扣押平民为人质。

3.controversial a.有争议的;引起争论的
causing disagreement or discussion

eg.We tried to stay away from controversial topics at the dinner party.
晚宴上我们尽力避免一些有争议的话题。

4.inaugurate v.举行就职典礼;举行仪式
to put someone into an official position with a ceremony

eg.Mr.Clinton was inaugurated as the President of the U.S.A.
克林顿就职美国总统。

5.bulletproof a.防弹的
Something that is bulletproof prevents bullets from going through it

eg.The police wore bulletproof vests when taking the action.
警察S在那次行动的时候都穿着防弹衣。

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