Originally Posted by BullMcGiveny
They aren't Iron Man's trouble, though. A terrorirst -or so they thought- was attacking us soil. By rights, there should have been SHIELD involvement.
True, but IM3's focus is how this impacts IM. It isn't White House Down so it doesn't really focus on what's going on elsewhere. SHIELD could be doing its thing related to the Mandarin but because it's IM3 and like others have said it all goes down in a matter of 24 hours or so.