And Finally

Iran Hard-Liners ‘Not Happy’ About Obama Win

No olive branch from Tehran today—Iran instead is advising US forces that any violation of its airspace will be met with force. “It has been observed that helicopters of the US army were flying a short distance from the Iran-Iraq border,” Iran’s military headquarters said in a statement. “Iran’s armed forces will forcefully respond to any attempts to violate the Islamic Republic of Iran’s airspace.” Analysts tell the Los Angeles Times the statement signals an effort by hard-liners to continue the US-Iran standoff, despite Obama’s calls for diplomacy. “The radicals aren’t happy about Obama’s victory,” Saeed Leylaz said. “To the radicals this change is not to their advantage.”