N. Korea threatened a nuclear strike on US soil before a United Nations security vote on tightening sanctions against them. N. Korea reportedly said that Washington D.C. would be ‘engulfed in a sea of fire.’

The United Nations security council approved the tougher sanctions against N. Korea.

The FDR administration imposed a trade embargo against Japan before the start of World War II. The trade embargo is what provoked Japan into the attack at Pearl Harbor.

The UN sanctions is similar to a trade embargo.

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.

Matthew 24:7 For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. And there will be famines, pestilences, and earthquakes in various places.

Matthew 24:8 All these are the beginning of sorrows.