But now we have two other problems. Problem 1: Computers are inherently buggy. You know, all computers have bugs. Each new version of every operating system comes with a learning curve and software becomes obsolete on all platforms. This won't be the exception to the rule. Problem 2: we now have people irrational enough to explode dirty bombs on Russian territory and cut a phone line just so they can defeat the infidels. This wasn't the scenario the creators of the device had in mind, but it mimics the one they planned for: nukes in Russia and a phone problem. And then we have problems.
And how would I suggest, ever so gently, to a government worried about its world standing that they respond to this problem?
I'm not sure I'm the right guy to talk, but if I had the chance, I'd say, "Just how comforting do you expect any exercise of this to be?