it's a new day in
, but that's about all we know and it could be wild for a while yet. for more on what could happen next, from tripoli all the way to
, we turn to our chief
watching all this in our
bureau, andrea, good evening.
today paid tribute to the people of tripoli for rising up to claim their freedom and in their words, a future with fear can give way to hope.
from around the world, libyan exiles and their supporters were celebrating. but
warned today it isn't over. calling on
to end the resistance.
he still has the opportunity to reduce further bloodshed by explicitly releasing
power to the people
and calling for those forces that continue to fight to lay down their arms for the sake of
and when the cheering dies down, many wonder what happens next. after working with rebels in benghazi, a top
envoy is impressed.
can't tell if this is all going to work, but so far the picture is encouraging, there are plans of how you sort of run the country afterwards, how you build legitimacy, how you make sure that you're including the breadth of
's geography and tribal structures.
avoid the looting and
that took place when saddam was toppled?
for the libyan people from the beginning of this revolution no, retaliation, no revenge.
the world isn't waiting to recognize the new
's embassy last week, next week france's sarkozy will host an international gathering to plan
. but what about
and his sons? the
said i wants
to stand trial at home, as mubarak is in egypt. it's leader said we will give him a
. and finally, what does this all mean for the region? some believe it could breathe new life into protests elsewhere, even in syria, others warn even successful revolutions can breed chaos, most recently new violence between egypt and israel. the u.s. is now working to give the
access to $30 billion of
's frozen assets, if the new leaders can impose order on chaos, experts expect a lower benefit,
goes back online.