On December 31st, MID alumni Frances Pontemayor, Richard Ghiasy and Stephan Mothe published their second collaborative article in The Diplomat. The article, titled “Making the Chinese Dream Come True”, outlines an ambitious public service campaign aimed at promoting sustainable behaviors in China. Richard Ghiasy had previously published another article, titled "Central Asian Fortune in Chinese Hands?", in the renowned international relations portal on December 9th. This article discusses challenges and opportunities for China in the restive lands across its Western borders.