Regular Trumpet readers could probably repeat by heart the words in Daniel 11:40. The scripture reads, “And at the time of the end shall the king of the south push at him; and the king of the north shall come against him like a whirlwind .…”
For nearly two decades, Trumpet editor in chief Gerald Flurry has explained that this is a prophecy about an end-time clash between radical Islamic forces led by Iran (the “king of the south”) and a German-led European superpower (the “king of the north”). When Mr. Flurry began delivering that forecast in the early 1990s, the tension between Islam and Europe was practically nonexistent.