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Space Force One: The Complex Laws of Space Warfare.

NATO declared space as a new operational domain. Space-based infrastructure, critical to most aspects of modern lives, is a prime target and might be the first to get hit by counter-space weapons. But while the space arms race accelerates and space becomes another warfare arena, the laws of space warfare lag behind. The under-supply of rules meets a multilateral system almost incapable of adopting new legally binding rules. Moreover, multilateralism in general is increasingly contested and two existing arms control regimes collapsed in the past year. Is space underway to become a lawless war arena?