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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for Air War College Course,

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DEPT. FOR SCA/PB ATTN: BRENT CHRISTENSEN
DEPT FOR SCA/RA ATTN: JOSEPH BRENNIG
DEPT FOR DRL ATTN: ROD MORGAN OR LEROY POTTS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM MASS MARR PREL KCRM BG
SUBJECT: HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR AIR WAR COLLEGE COURSE,
MAY 29, 2007 - MAY 27, 2008

1. This is an action request. See para three.

2. The following candidate has been selected for
participation in the Air War College Course in Montgomery,
Alabama, from May 29, 2007 to May 27, 2008. Post vetting was
completed on April 15, 2007. Post requests that vetting be
completed by May 10, 2007, to provide sufficient time for
processing. Post requests the department conduct Leahy
vetting for the following candidate:

Name: M Sayed Hossain
Rank: Group Captain
Unit: Air Headquarters
Unit Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh
Personal Number: BD-7922
DOB: 01/04/65
POB: Karachi, Pakistan

3. Post requests that the Department of State authorize post
to make the following statement to the relevant DOD units:
"Embassy verifies that the Department of State possesses no
credible information of gross violations of human rights by
the above named individual or unit."

4. Post Human Rights Officer is Luke Zahner, unclass
e-mail:zahnerlv@state.gov.

5. COMMENT: Embassy has no information to indicate this
individual or any unit he has served in has been involved in
gross violations of human rights.
BUTENIS

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