Syria has been raging. Greeks have been protesting, and China has been having a leadership transfer celebration, among many other things. Could it be that some of these places held their breath to see who the U.S. president would be? I suppose it's possible, but many of them have been busy fighting to stay alive.
Oh, and I almost forgot. Iran fired on a reconnaissance drone in the Persian Gulf. Naturally, this happened just before the election, but it wasn't reported until after the election.
You know "they" say that foreign policy doesn't really decide elections. Most people only care about domestic issues. I say that if any of these things blow up, foreign policy will become domestic issues. Truth be told, they already are.