On day six of the United Nations-backed, U.S.-led Operation Odyssey Dawn operation in Libya, the outcome of the crisis is still unclear. But the future of the country doesn't just depend on which side comes out on top of the military conflict. It may come down to whether a leader is able to keep the petroleum and gas export-fueled economy going long enough to make real reforms, and keep the country fed in the process. However, at this point there are still a lot of unknowns regarding the situation.
Anthony Cordesman, Burke Chair in Strategy at Center for Strategic and International Studies helps look at the possible future of the country. He explains what might happen if Gadhafi wins the battle or if the rebels win or if the stalemate continues.