It’s the United States. It’s the one single nation with the greatest wealth and the greatest firepower in the entire history of man.
It’s the nation that turned the tide in World War I. It, with Russia and Britain, defeated Nazi Germany. It almost single-handedly defeated Imperial Japan at the same time.
It then won the Cold War against the Soviet Union.
For several decades in the twentieth century its one-twentieth of the human race produced and consumed one-quarter to one-half the worldwide use of any given commodity whether it was steel, cotton, or pork bellies.
It is this tradition of economic and military might that gives most people in America and many outside America the assumption that America can deal with any rogue nation that might come along.
So it wasn’t surprising to see this assumption manifesting yet again when Rudy Giuliani declared at the annual meeting of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), “We are now very realistic in being able to see an end of the regime in Iran.”
The greatest and only reality is the one which God, the Creator of the universe, has determined will be. His Word in Daniel 8, if interpreted correctly in Signpost theory, says that in the end times (i.e., now) Iranian forces will charge out across the Middle East (Dan. 8:4).
The Signposts “realistically” see the regime in Iran ending but only by the hands of the king of Yavan (Dan. 8:7), after Iranian forces have done incredible damage.
No, sorry, the fall of the Iranian regime is not likely “around the corner,” as is reported as being declared in the speech, but must be allowed to do what God has said it will do, first.
And it does not matter that the “Khamenei regime is much weaker than the Soviet Union ever was” because God is saying in Daniel 8 that the Iranian regime will wreak havoc, regardless.
So it does not matter what most people think. It does not matter that the assumption on everyone’s mind is that America will deal effectively with the Iranian regime.
This assumption, based on a century of America showing its might, in human terms, is logical. But it is likely the root reason why, when Iranian forces charge out across the Middle East, shutting off the oil spigot and ending the US petrodollar, it will be a complete and utter shock to everyone who thought America could “deal” with it.