DIMEFILDiplomatic, Information, Military, Economic, Financial, Intelligence and Law Enforcement (Elements of National Power, US Dod)
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The offsetting strategy must be composed of coherent regional counter--A2/AD strategies whose DIMEFIL means are flexible enough to apply to all A2/AD threats.
DIMEFIL (Diplomatic, Information, Military, Economic, Financial, Intelligence, and Law Enforcement)
DIMEFIL is an extension of the DIME construct that can be found in the National Strategy for Combating Terrorism (NSCT) and the National Military Strategic Plan for the War on Terrorism (NMSP-WOT).
22, Counterinsurgency Operations, used the acronym MIDLIFE to describe the same instruments of national power as the acronym DIMEFIL.