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words* We must consider the new situation quickly, but with
cool judgment. I am confident that we shall be supported in
asking that no one, whatever his preconceived notions may
be, will regard himself as excluded from any extension of the
national effort which may be called for. As regards our
defence programmes, we have always made it clear that they
were flexible, and that they would have to be reviewed from
time to time in the light of any development in the inter-
national situation. It would be idle to pretend that recent
events do not constitute a change of the kind that we had in
mind. Accordingly we have decided to make a fresh review,
and in due course we shall announce what further steps we
may think it necessary to take."