Iran Arrests Iranian Employees of British Embassy as Protests Return
"The government’s arrest of nine Iranian employees of the British Embassy was a significant escalation in its conflict with Britain, which Tehran has sought to cast as an instigator of the unrest since the disputed June 12 election."
Iran tests Obama's diplomatic strategy
"Also on the foreign front, tensions with North Korea are high, following U.N. sanctions to penalize Pyongyang for testing a nuclear bomb in May and firing missiles over Japan. Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates last week ordered missile interceptors and radar to Hawaii to defend against a possible attack by North Korea.
Domestically, the slowdown of the president's health care reform agenda on Capitol Hill corresponds with new polling showing growing uncertainty among the American public about Mr. Obama's handling of the economy and the federal budget. "
It is only natural for these yahoos to test the President while he is busy socializing.
No matter the outcome Obama is going to attempt to engage whomever ends on top in Iran. My money is on the guys with tanks.