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    all that stands

    It said, notion that Musharaff is all that stands between Washington and a group of nuclear-armed militants has dictated just how far the White House feels it can push him to root out Al Qaeda and Taliban operatives who enjoy a relatively safe existence in Pakistan.

    Please explain the highlgighted words.

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    Re: all that stands

    It means that he is the only obstacle.

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