Yes, we are. But they are also "Beginning Times," too.
The rebirth of Israel as a nation. There will continue to be trouble and suffering in the Middle East as long as Israel does not live up to its name -- Path to Love (God).
The trajectory of human society is rapidly approaching a point of critical mass -- polarization of groups against one another. This is a reinforcement of sin (ego) which is selfish separateness. The Beast (psychopathic elite) are using our egos against us. The once great United States is now a corrupt shell on the verge of collapse.
The passage in Revelations about the great star named "wormwood," occurred in 1986 -- when a nuclear reactor (which is what a star is) named wormwood (Chernobyl in Ukrainian), had a melt-down that poisoned 1/3 of the Old World.