A.B. Abrams

A.B. Abrams is author of Immovable Object: North Korea’s 70 Years at War with American Power (Atlanta: Clarity Press Inc., 2020). Proficient in Chinese, Korean and other East Asian languages, Abrams has spent much time in North Korea, studied the Korean language at the university in Pyongyang, and has many contacts with Koreans inside the DPRK and overseas. This has allowed him to form a deeper understanding of the country’s society, ideology and culture.
Despite unprecedented U.S. military and economic pressure, North Korea has kept its economy stable and increased the power and scope of its nuclear deterrent, forcing Washington to temper its bellicosity and come to the table. With the inauguration of a new administration in January 2021 following a year of decline for...