"the military is distinguishing itself by trying to protect the country from those trying to overthrow the government, a campaign that Western countries would not dare carry out for fear of offending their growing Muslim majorities."
I think they meant Muslim minorities, but in any case that's the way Islam works. They infiltrate your Country and when they get enough Muslim immigrants and converts to make some noise they start demanding sharia law and loudly publishing propaganda about how they are being oppressed. Then we PC westerners start to feel sorry for them and help them grow until they can get a big enough presence to take over. The Egyptian Military has now realized, too late, that if you let the Islamists run the Government they will always oppress and even murder the people who believe in other religions (mostly Christians and Jews.) I hope that the Military we be able to restore order and allow the people to have fair and free elections so that they can choose the right Government to maintain law and order and stabilize the Country. Obama was an idiot to support the Muslim Brotherhood and stand by while they took over.