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Furthermore a number of steps can be taken to lessen the complexity of the problem. Rose Gottemoeller 27 The first is to abandon efforts at counting rules that hark back to the SALT negotiations and their reliance on launchers as the unit of account. Cruise and ballistic missiles with multiple payload possibilities, nuclear or conventional, are not today amenable to such rules. Both the United States and Soviet Union are emphasizing the development of long-range conventional weapons at the same time as they are showing willingness to cut back on their long-range nuclear forces.
16 An alternative to tagging would be a shroud system that could be installed on the missile during the production process, or on its capsule after the capsule had been sealed for loading on a launch platform. Any attempt to tamper with the shroud would trigger either an encrypted signal, or the destruction of the missile's warhead. 17 This system would have to be simple and reliable, with a false alarm rate approaching zero. Otherwise it might badly affect the operational readiness of the SLCM force.
In November 1987 the Czechs publicly registered their concern over Soviet arms control initiatives. The Soviet proposals, they hinted, were not well thoughtout with respect to the future of the Warsaw Pact. 29 Internal political problems in the USSR might be another factor in this regard. It was Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev who initiated calls for radical reductions in nuclear weapons that would lead to an eventual ban on them.