With the end of the Mayans “Long Count” calender approaching on Dec 21st 2012, many are asking if this has any significance and whether this could mean the “end of the world”! Some believe it is just a restart of a new cycle but others view it as a worldwide catastrophe. Either way the media has played a part in building up certain mindset – even Hollywood helps guide peoples thinking (e.g. with movies like 2012).
All this has caused thousands to gather at locations around the world in anticipation of something to happen:
This article provides a fascinating and topical historical perspective on Middle East Crisis – History, Reality and Prophecy
Cruisers, aircraft carriers and minesweepers from 25 nations are converging on the strategically important Strait of Hormuz in an unprecedented show of force as Israel and Iran move towards the brink of war.