It's so not all about Muammar Qaddafi, except it mostly is.
Libya rebel leader Mustafa Abdel Jalil also said that the National Transitional Council would allow Qaddafi safe passage into exile if he relinquished power.
With the austerity gripping Europe and a new generation of leaders not shaped by cold-war politics, NATO's future is increasingly in question.
The rebel government is preparing to move many of its ministries from Benghazi to Tripoli, even as Muammar Qaddafi's regime vowed to fight for years.
The sprawling Bab al-Aziziya – the symbolic heart of Muammar Qaddafi's regime – fell to the Libyan rebels today, sparking wild celebrations in much of Libya.
In a chaotic city, Libya's rebels are having trouble telling friend from foe. Misinformation is rife and Qaddafi loyalists still have plenty of reason to fight on.
Rebel leaders based in the east are heading to Tripoli to strengthen their claim as the legitimate government of Libya. But their credibility has been shaken by inaccurate statements about rebel achievements.
From the onset of the fight against Libya's Muammar Qaddafi in February, many Americans with family ties to Libya have dropped everything to be a part of what they feel is a historic moment.