Matthew 24:6  And you will hear of wars and rumors of wars. See that you are not troubled; for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet.

End-of-age prophecy form the Book of Daniel.

Daniel 11:44 But rumors from the East and from the North will disturb him, and he will go forth with great wrath to destroy and annihilate many.

Daniel 11:45 And he will pitch the tents of his royal pavilion between the seas and the beautiful Holy Mountain; yet he will come to his end, and no one will help him.

North Korea is in the Orient, or the Far East. A recent earthquake that was 5.2 on the Richtor Scale may have been an underground testing of a nuclear bomb.

Russian president Dmitry Medvedev says that Russian will use nuclear weapons against its enemies.

Russian bombers flew from Russia south to the US protectorate of Guam. For those who have forgotten Russian territory lies only 55 miles across the Bering Strait from the US state of Alaska.

The Iranian military is no pushover. The country of Iran is also situated in the Middle East.