Daniel 2: 42: And as the toes of the feet were part of iron, and part of clay, so the kingdom shall be partly strong, and partly broken.
On October 12, 1960 Soviet President Nikita Khrushchev in frustration pounded his shoe upon the table at the United Nations General Assembly. Khrushchev was the chief representative for the eastern world, and American President Dwight Eisenhower was the chief representative for the western world. “Khrushchev” means in Russian, “Clay”; “Eisenhower” means in German, “Iron-hewer”. The pounding of the shoe upon the table shows that we are in the time of the feet of the image.
Cold War tensions and the threat of World War Three produced the Ten Nation Committee for Disarmament represented by five eastern nations and five western nations. The five eastern nations were the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (Russia), Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Poland and Romania. The five western nations were the United States of America, Canada, France, Italy and the United Kingdom.