Iran--ancient Persia--like all of Israel's enemy Islamist neighbors, threatens to destroy the Jewish state. It is rushing at breakneck speed to develop nuclear weaponry that can accomplish the removal of the "little Satan," as it terms that hated nation. Many among the Islamists have made no secret of the fact that they wish also to rid the world of "the great Satan," the title they give America. Earth's fragile economy is rife with signals that the global monetary system is on the verge of total collapse. There is a cry for "peace and safety," precisely as Bible prophecy predicts for the end of the age as Armageddon approaches. Daniel the prophet and John the Revelator foretold that a geopolitical "beast" will arise to offer the much-sought-after peace the world's diplomats seek. The "peace" that this man offers, however, will destroy billions of people, the prophet Daniel foretells. Antichrist Chronicles unveils a layer at a time, through week-by-week analysis of issues and events of our time, this son of perdition's rise to unprecedented power.