Now out of office, Chirac recounts that the American leader [GW Bush] appealed to their “common faith” (Christianity) and told him: “Gog and Magog are at work in the Middle East…. The biblical prophecies are being fulfilled…. This confrontation is willed by God, who wants to use this conflict to erase his people’s enemies before a New Age begins.”
"The wretched world lies now under the tyranny of foolishness; things are believed by Christians of such absurdity as no one ever could aforetime induce the heathen to believe." - Agobard of Lyons, ca. 830 AD
No, what he's saying is "This is the end times, Revelation is at hand and before long the Rapture will take those of us who are true believers away." Our war in Iraq is an attempt to force (or perhaps believed to be merely following) the prophecies of Revelations.