Many truly fear (or rejoice, depending upon your viewpoint) that the end of the world is nigh. There are many theories and beliefs as to why or at the behest of whom, from Biblical prophecy to manipultion by extra terrestrials.
The following article discusses a religious view.
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If You Want To Know The Future, You Have To Read The Only Book That Knows What The Future Is! Submitted to All News Pipeline by Pastor Dick Carmack
As we watch the maneuverings in the Middle East between Israel, Syria, Lebanon, Iran, Russia, Turkey and the United States we see the jockeying for position in the coming war the Bible calls “Gog-Magog.” Russia is a skillful opponent, playing a game of chess while most of the West has trouble understanding checkers.