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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting Request: Ana Personnel Selected To

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DE RUEHBUL #1214 1011320
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R 111320Z APR 07
FM AMEMBASSY KABUL
TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC 7437
INFO RUEKJCS/SECDEF WASHINGTON DC
RUEKJCS/JOINT STAFF WASHINGTON DC
RHMFIUU/HQ USCENTCOM MACDILL AFB FL
RHMFISS/HQ USEUCOM VAIHINGEN GE
RUEAIIA/CIA WASHINGTON DC
RHEFDIA/DIA WASHINGTON DC

UNCLAS KABUL 001214

SIPDIS

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DEPT FOR SCA/RA (JBRENNIG), DRL, INL/CNPR

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL PHUM PTER PINR SNAR AF
SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING REQUEST: ANA PERSONNEL SELECTED TO
PARTICIPATE IN IMET TRAINING


1. This is an action request.

2. In order to comply with Leahy vetting requirements, post is
forwarding the names of four Afghan National Army (ANA) officers
selected by Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan
(CSTC-A) to participate in military education courses at the Near
East South Asia (NESA) Center regional seminar. Post has vetted
these individuals and found no derogatory information.

3. Following is the biographical data for the officers:

1. Name: Shahabuddin Shinwari
Father's Name: Salahuddin
DOB: May 5, 1963
POB: Kunar
Rank: Colonel
Job: Ministry of Defense, Training and Security Officer
Date of Proposed IMET Training: April 10, 2007

2. Name: Mohammad Sarwar
Father's Name: Mohammad Hussain
DOB: March 21, 1958
POB: Panjshir
Rank: Colonel
Job: Ministry of Defense, Counter Terrorism Director
Date of Proposed IMET Training: April 10, 2007

3. Name: Abdul Qayoum Rasoli
Father: Tora Khan
DOB: January 1, 1962
POB: Jawzjan
Rank: Colonel
Job: Programs Evaluation Director
Date of Proposed IMET Training: May 30, 2007

4. Noor Mohammad
Father: Merza Mohammad
DOB: January 1, 1956
POB: Uruzgan
Rank: Lieutenant General
Job: Intelligence Policy Deputy Assistant
Date of Proposed IMET Training: May 30, 2007


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