Join Mark Hasara’s weekly conversation on the elements of national power; diplomatic, informational, military and economic power, DIME.


Newsletter Archives 

Nation’s DIME 1825

I am on vacation this week up in the beautiful Uinta Mountains of eastern Utah with my wife’s family. While sitting in the hammock watching

Read More »

Nation’s DIME 1824

Media pundits have written and said a lot concerning President Trump’s meeting with North Korean Chairman Kim Jong Un this past week. It is an

Read More »

Nation’s DIME 1823

Many experts have offered pessimistic views of the value in the upcoming meeting between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on 12

Read More »

Nation’s DIME 1822

There is so much going on around the world this week: North Korea comes to Washington DC, Assad thinks his military can remove us from

Read More »

Nation’s DIME 1818

President Trump should kill the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, known as the Iranian Nuclear Deal. Reached in Vienna on 14 June 2015 between Iran

Read More »

Nation’s DIME 1817

Last week I attended the Air Refueling Systems Advisory Group (ARSAG) annual conference in Tucson Arizona. The 20 plus nations with air refueling tankers in

Read More »