Things are starting to speed up towards the great wars that were predicted to come. We are very very close to them. They could happen at any time because time has readied the players and the pieces are moved into position.
You should be preparing yourselves for the unavoidable. If you can pull yourselves away from sport and play and court t.v. you could see that the world now stands on the edge of war. Any sane person would prepare themselves accordingly.
The Rabid dog foaming at the mouth sees his reign as the big bad bully dog coming to an abrupt end. This has provoked cries of preemptive strikes and deployment of brigades and battalions of the empire where ever they think an opposing power or rising threat to their rule is located.