'Beginning of Sorrows - 1st 3 Seals'
Rev 17:5 And on her forehead a name was written: MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND OF THE ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH.
The Great Harlot is also called Babylon the Great.
Dan 4:30-32a The king spoke, saying, "Is not this great Babylon, that I have built for a royal dwelling by my mighty power and for the honor of my majesty?" While the word was still in the king's mouth, a voice fell from heaven: "King Nebuchadnezzar, to you it is spoken: the kingdom has departed from you! And they shall drive you from men, and your dwelling shall be with the beasts of the field. They shall make you eat grass like oxen;
King Nebuchadnezzar was a God fearing man who wrote to all his subjects declaring the signs and powers that God performed in his life in Dan 4:1-3. But when he robbed God of His glory, he was humbled to become a beast eating grass.
Rev 18:7 In the measure that she glorified herself and lived luxuriously, in the same measure give her torment and sorrow; for she says in her heart, 'I sit as queen, and am no widow, and will not see sorrow.'
Since the wars and the great depression, US was the richest and most powerful nation. In 1961 US John F. Kennedy (only Catholic President) quoted, "I believe in an America where the separation of church and state is absolute—" US rejected God to be its Head, thus denying His blessing of the riches and successes to US. This phrase "separation of church and state" is generally traced to a January 1, 1802 letter by Thomas Jefferson, The intent of this clause was to limit the power of the Federal Government in regard to religion thus ensuring freedom of religion in the United States of America.
In 1962, the Bible was taken out from all public schools in US, a confirmation of the complete rejection of God and Theocracy. In 1963, God rejected President Kennedy and he was killed.
Rev 18:2 And he cried mightily with a strong voice, saying, "Babylon the great is fallen, is fallen, and is become the habitation of devils, and the hold of every foul spirit, and a cage of every unclean and hateful bird."
After King Nebuchadnezzar stole His glory he became a mad man, similarly God will put madness or blindness to US, so that it becomes a habitation of devils, where heresies and abominable practices are initiated.
Rev 18:3 "For all the nations have drunk of the wine of the wrath of her fornication, the kings of the earth have committed fornication with her, and the merchants of the earth have become rich through the abundance of her luxury."
With its abundant wealth, US has made many nations rich at a price of accepting the abominable practices (fornications) set by the UN through the Human Rights agency.
"They don't want to upset the United States," the Syrian leader said. "Actually most of the Western officials only repeat what the United States want them to say. This is the reality," Assad said in an interview filmed in Damascus that took two years of negotiations to arrange.
Rev 18:17-18 For in one hour such great riches came to nothing.' Every shipmaster, all who travel by ship, sailors, and as many as trade on the sea, stood at a distance and cried out when they saw the smoke of her burning, saying, 'What is like this great city?'
This city can only be New York City, which houses both UN and NYSE (financial powerhouse), the powerhouse of US. So in a very short period (one hour) World War 3 will see US (and the West) annihilated.