Smart power: U.S. analyzing Qaddafi son's speech for signs of "meaningful reform"

Two residents said that they saw black African soldiers deplane from the military transport flights, wearing blue and green special forces uniforms. It is unclear where the troops have arrived from, the residents said…

Walid said the Interior Ministry building in downtown Tripoli was on fire and thick, black smoke is rising from the building. Smoke is also billowing from the General People’s Congress building, the place where Col. Ghaddafi gives many of his speeches to the nation, Walid said…

But the younger Mr. Gadhafi focused the majority of his speech on blaming Egypt, Tunisia, as well as other Arab and African countries, accusing them of sending agents to Libya to destroy the country and steal its oil…

A senior U.S. administration official said the White House is analyzing the speech “to see what possibilities it contains for meaningful reform.”