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Never mind leadership problems: The EC can't even decide what language to use. On Feb. 27, the EC court voided a Community ruling because it hadn't been signed in all nine official EC languages. The case highlights the difficulties of satisfying the myriad language demands of the 12-nation EC, whose membership may double this decade. Insiders worry that unless the EC settles on a lingua franca, it could be as paralyzed as Babel.EDITED BY STANLEY REED


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