The dramatic growth of China in our generation is often ignored in prophetic calculations. It is not a traditional foe of Israel, and had not been considered a major threat to the End Times world empire until recently. It is the most populous nation on Earth, and recently has made a huge impact on world economies.

It allows a state-approved Christian presence but severely persecutes the immense house-church movement.

China is involved in a massive military build-up that threatens Taiwan, South Korea, and other Asian countries. It is apparently involved in massive cyber- attacks on the Internet. It is, therefore, a prime example of Jesus' prediction of "wars and rumors of war in the days leading up to the Tribulation (Matthew 24:6). China will also be a participant in the Battle of Armageddon, as one of the "Kings of the East" that will cross the dried-up Euphrates river to join the campaign (Revelation 16:12).

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Stratfor has 11 chilling predictions for what the world will look like in 10 years

Dec. 25, 2015 Strategic Forecasting (Stratfor) released its Decade Forecast earlier this year. Projections from this intelligence organization are highly respected. The report is not encouraging.

In many ways, Stratfor thinks the world a decade from now will be more dangerous place, with US power waning and other prominent countries experiencing a period of chaos and decline.

If Stratfor is correct, Russia will collapse, China will have economic problems, Europe will be divided, Turkey will gain prominence, and the U.S. will decline in power while trying to protect the world from the misuse of nuclear stockpiles that once belonged to Russia but have fallen into wrong hands.
Source: Business Insider
Decade Forecast 2015-2025 - Stratfor Global Intelligence

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China's potential game-changing weapon of future wars

Dec. 7, 2015 - According to Peter Leitner, a former Defense Department official:

China is developing an electromagnetic railgun to fire projectiles far faster and further than current gun barrels on ships and artillery, prompting what could become an electromagnetic arms race with the United States.

Source: WND

Putin's boost in battle against ISIS: China preparing to 'team up with Russia in Syria'

Oct. 9, 2015 -

Speculation is heightening that offensive will be bolstered by the China's People's Liberation Army, following a number of reports of military movements in the region backed up by strong words from a senior government member at a United Nations meeting.

Source: Express - UK

China looks to quell dissent with 'citizen scores'

Oct. 8, 2015 - China is in the process of rating its citizens according to their acceptance of the government's desires and aims.

Everybody is measured by a score between 350 and 950, which is linked to their national identity card. While currently supposedly voluntary, the government has announced that it will be mandatory by 2020.

Source: WND

China to cut 300,000 soldiers, speed up military modernization

Sept. 3, 2015 -

At a military parade Thursday to mark the end of World War II, President Xi Jinping announced that China will cut some 300,000 soldiers from the country’s 2-million-strong armed forces.

China plans to modernize their military by shifting resources from land to sea and air. But the president set the tone of their great military parade--featuring 12,000 troops and high-tech weapons--as a tribute to the “sunshine of peace.”

Source: Washington Post
5 Chinese warships spotted off Alaska coast during President Obama's visit - Fox
Chinese warships spotted off Alaska coast reportedly passed through US waters - Fox

China explosions: Fires still burning after Tianjin blasts

Aug. 14, 2015 - After the massive explosion in the Chinese city of Tianjin two days ago, fires are still burning.

At least 56 people died and more than 720 were injured, 25 critically, in the explosions late on Wednesday evening, according to state media.

Source: BBC
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BREAKING: Devaluing the Chinese Yuan Will Spark a U.S. Economic Collapse

Aug. 14, 2015 - The sudden devaluation of the Chinese Yuan will cause great turmoil in world markets.

The CIA's Asymmetric Threat Advisor Jim Rickards has been following this story for years and just revealed that the IMF has a 10-year plan to replace the U.S. dollar as the world's top reserve currency.

Source: Money Morning

Report: Russia, China Have Edward Snowden Files, Exposing US, British Spy Operations Worldwide

June 14, 2015 - Because of computer files released by Edward Snowden, Britain has deemed it necessary to remove agents from live operations in "hostile countries."

Snowden downloaded more than 1.7 million secret files from security agencies in the United States and Britain in 2013, and leaked details about mass surveillance of phone and internet communications.

Source: NewsMax

US believes China behind cybersecurity breach affecting at least 4M federal employees

June 4, 2015 - A massive data breach has occurred, possibly compromising the personal data of at least 4 million current and former federal employees.

Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, told the Associated Press that investigators suspect the cyberattack was carried out by the Chinese.

Source: Fox

US Concerned by Growing Expertise of China, Russia Space Capabilities

Feb. 10, 2015 - Navy Admiral Cecil D. Haney, the head of US Strategic Command (STRATCOM), warns that several countries threaten to disrupt US satellite communications and operations. China and Russia are the most advanced in this area.
China, for one, has even publicly stated that its goal for the next decade is to outperform all other nations in space, with large investments in increasing the number of platforms in every orbital regime.
Source: Space Daily
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