I thought we were pretty much marked to be "torn asunder" as you put it, when Revelation was fulfilled and the grey cloud tore down the tower of Babel in an hour.
Oh, how the merchants and allies lamented and wailed for he loss of wealth that occured in that hour, but they stood a long way away.
Or have you forgotten 9-11 and how our "allies" kept their distance afterward?
Perhaps you've been reading "too much" Dimitru Duduman?
Use DOGPILE.COM to find his docs hosted by his Grandson on the net.