Monday, April 07, 2008

Quote du Jour: Benchmarks

Via the The Star:

As for Harper's [Afghanistan] benchmarks, they come with their own risks.

French analyst de Durand remembers how U.S. forces famously obsessed on benchmarks during Vietnam.

"They loaded all their benchmark data into a computer in 1968 asking: `When are we going to win?' The answer came back: `You won in 1964.'"

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