You've heard this one before, but Libya's new rulers think they know where Moammar Gadhafi is. Andel Majid Mlegta, head of the Tripoli military operations room, tells Reuters that "someone we trust" has placed Gadhafi and son Seif al-Islam in Bani Walid, a town about 95 miles southeast of Tripoli. "They wanted to set up an operations room there and conduct aggressive operations against us," Mlegta explained.
"We have talked to notables from Bani Walid to arrest him," Mlegta added. "They haven't responded. We're assessing our options." Rebel troops are only about 17 miles from Bani Walid, but "military action is out of the question right now," Mlegta said, because Bani Walid is a stronghold of the million-member-strong Warfalla tribe. "We cannot attack this tribe because many of our brigades in Benghazi and Zintan are from Bani Walid. The sons of Bani Walid hold the key." (Read more Libya stories.)