Who is the Antichrist? Ban Ki Moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations On October 13th, Ban Ki Moon of South Korea was chosen as the 8th Secretary General of the United Nations. Ban replaced Secretary General Kofi Annan as head of the UN on January 1, 2007. The choice of the UN leader generated more than a […]
Will the Pope be the False Prophet? Who is the False Prophet of the End Times? And the beast was taken, and with him the false prophet that wrought miracles before him, with which he deceived them that had received the mark of the beast, and them that worshipped his image. These both were cast […]
What is the Great Tribulation? The 7 Year Period of the Great Tribulation The Bible teaches that the Great Tribulation lasts for three and one half years although popular teaching says it will be seven years. While it is true that Daniel’s 70th week lasts for seven years, the scripture teaches that only half of that […]
[W]hat would become of the international system the day after the threat of mega-terrorism materialized…? At the international level, conventional rules of sovereignty would be abandoned overnight. — Stephen D. Krasner
Cold War Uncertainty
The world seemed poised on a razor’s edge, ready at any moment to plunge itself into the dark abyss of a nuclear holocaust. Alliances were formed, pacts drawn up and gunboat diplomacy was standard fare. At the United Nations, an emotional Soviet leader – Nikita Khrushchev – pounded his shoe on the table. And in schoolrooms around the world, children were instructed to hide under their desks in the event of a local nuclear strike.