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Editor's note: After this edition, we will publish Water Wars every other week.
Reflections on the tribunal's decision and what it means for the future of the region.
A year ago today, an arbitral tribunal formed pursuant to the United Nations Convention for the Law of the Sea issued a blockbuster award finding much of China’s conduct in the South China Sea in violation of international law.
Lawfare's weekly roundup of the latest news, analysis, and opinions related to ongoing tensions in the South and East China Seas.