Values. You can define the landscape of a culture and religion by taking notice of what they covet and are willing to protect and what they are willing to sacrifice. For our Muslim buddies it appears that at least in this instance, the actions of a lower primate can result in the death of 16 human beings…….think I would rather be a Methodist.
Obama tried to be a compelling force in the junta attempted by the Muslim Brotherhood on Egypt. Then when his little take-over was soundly rejected by the Egyptians themselves, he, and the rest of the world left the wounded and foundering Egypt ignored and left to their own devises.