The Jewish nation is indeed, the heart of the world and there is no reason for the existence of empires, kings, rulers, masses or systems aside from their reaction to the Jewish people.
The Turkish, Arab and Chinese nationalists who built new nation-states out of the ruins of old empires scorned their old, decrepit rulers as much as they did the foreign imperialists who imposed free trade through gunboats.
The Jesus of the Scripture transcends all nations and calls all nations into judgment.
Every government degenerates when trusted to the rulers of the people alone. The people themselves are its only safe depositories.