Sounds like a good idea to me. It would be a very tough job though, just with the language issues alone!
"When you're born you get a ticket to the freak show. I say enjoy the show, don't take it seriously." - George Carlin
NATO AWACS the official language in the work place is english.
I know a lot of Europeans speak more than one language; since many learn different languages at a young age (at least I know that is the case in Holland). It's a better system than we have here, where students barely learn any languages in school and usually start it way late.
I think it would be great if they actually do it. Since World War II, the defense of much of Europe has been put onto the American taxpayer. It's time the Europeans assume the real costs of securing their own countries.
"You're the only person that decides how far you'll go and what you're capable of." - Ben Saunders (Explorer and Endurance Athlete)
I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality. - MLK