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North Korea: A GIF Timeline of Escalating Threats

It’s March Madness on the Korean peninsula right now, bro, and shit’s heating up quicker than a Halloween foam party at full capacity. Kim Jong Un keeps fronting, the international community keeps fretting.

In case you’ve been trapped under a mountain of empties and slampieces (you know we are), here’s an animated timeline of North Korea’s escalating threats:

December 12th, 2012: North Korea launched a three-stage rocket and placed a satellite in orbit, they were like:

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Jan 22, 2013: The UN Security Council passes a resolution condemning North Korea’s rocket launch and tightening existing sanctions, but Kim Jong Un was like, nah man:

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Feb 26: In response to the sanctions, North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un launches a live-fire artillery drill aimed at simulating an “actual war” with South Korea, but it was weak. Bro, it looked like:

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March 1: But South Korea and the US ain’t gonna be fronted on like that. They launched the annual “Foal Eagle” joint military exercise:

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March 5: North Korea says it will scrap armistice that ended the 1950-53 Korean War, but the international community was like:

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March 7: North Korea threatens a “pre-emptive” nuclear strike against the United States and South Korea, but who gives a shit. The US was like:

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March 8: North Korea announces the voiding of non-aggression pacts with South Korea and severs a government hotline with Seoul. Kim Jong-Un tours frontline island units and vows “all-out war”:

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March 11: South Korea and US launch annual “Key Resolve” joint military so we were like:

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March 12: Kim Jong-Un threatens to “wipe out” South Korean island of Baengnyeong. South Korea is like:

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March 22: South Korea and US sign new pact providing for a joint military response even to low-level provocation by North Korea. They’re OG bros:

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March 29: Kim Jong-Un, vowing to “settle accounts,” orders missile units to prepare to strike US mainland and military bases in the Pacific. The US is just like:

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March 30: North Korea declares it had entered into a “state of war” with South Korea and all my bros are ready:

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What happens now? Well, nothing yet. So the international community is just like,

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