A. B. Abrams is the author of Power and Primacy: A History of Western Intervention in the Asia-Pacific and Immovable Object: North Korea’s 70 Years at War with American Power. He has published widely on defence and international politics, and holds Masters degrees in related subjects from the University of London. Abrams is proficient in several Asian languages including Arabic, and has closely studied the Syrian War for close to a decade due to its international strategic significance. He is based out of London.