While President Obama and other political leaders meekly call for a peaceful transition from Morsi’s rule to civilian control guided by the military, there are indications that a violent struggle might occur between the Egyptian Army and the Muslim Brotherhood.

Oppression of journalists, mass arrests, and indiscriminate attacks harken back to former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak’s dictatorship. Will members of the Egyptian army restrain themselves or start a new era of tyranny?