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She Nukes Me, She Nukes Me Not

Pyongyang’s frequent threats toward the United States appear to be ratcheting up in intensity. How did we get to this point? An illustrated guide to the relationship’s recent romance, and why you should be nervous about North Korea.

Mike Duncan lives in Madison, Wis. He used to write The History of Rome podcast. Now he writes the Revolutions podcast. Jason Novak is a cartoonist in Oakland, Calif. Backgrounds for the latest “Explainers” edition provided by Gertie Novak, age three. More by Mike Duncan & Jason Novak