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As the torch begins to shine more brightly on the Syrian opposition, there are increasing doubts about how much of Syria they represent. While the leader of the peak opposition political grouping, the Syrian National Council, cuts an impressive figure when talking about the future of a post-Assad Syria, this harsh, unflattering Foreign Policy piece on the Council’s limited support base and dominance by the Muslim Brotherhood shows that public questions are beginning to be asked about the alternatives to Assad’s Alawite dictatorship.