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In Munich during a tumultuous time, Harris faces her biggest international spotlight

By Cleve R. Wootson Jr., Ashley Parker, John Hudson

16 Feb 2022 · 6 min read

On Thursday night, Kamala Harris will step off Air Force Two and onto the biggest international stage of her vice presidency.

Harris is leading the American delegation to the Munich Security Conference, a high-profile annual gathering with big stakes for the Biden presidency, Harris's political future - and a continent shadowed by one of the gravest military threats since World War II.

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