Foreign Policy

Libyan Rebels Control Tripoli; Where is Khadafy?

| by Mark Berman Opposing Views

Rebel forces appear to have taken control of the Libyan capital of Tripoli on Monday, sending Moammar Khadafy running for the hills. But where he is exactly remains a mystery.

The Associated Press reports the rebels captured a third son of the longtime Libyan leader on Monday, but, "The real moment of victory is when Khadafy is captured," the head of the opposition's National Transitional Council, Mustafa Abdel-Jalil, said at a news conference.

The rebels and euphoric citizens took to Green Square, the "symbolic heart of the Khadafy regime" according to the AP, to celebrate: