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Cablegate: Request for Human Rights Vetting for U.S.-Sponsored

VZCZCXYZ0005
RR RUEHWEB

DE RUEHGB #2228 1861046
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 051046Z JUL 07
FM AMEMBASSY BAGHDAD
TO SECSTATE WASHDC 2053

UNCLAS BAGHDAD 002228

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE, SIPDIS

LEGAL

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: MOPS PGOV PHUM PINS PREL IZ
SUBJECT: REQUEST FOR HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR U.S.-SPONSORED
TRAINING


1. (U) This is an action request.

2. (U) Pursuant to the Leahy Act and Foreign Assistance Act, post
requests the Departments assistance in screening the following
candidates of the Iraqi Security Forces who have been nominated for
training in the United States. Post has no derogatory information.

3. (SBU) Names of the proposed candidate are as follows:

NAME: Alaa Oleiwi Abdulsada Abdullsada
POSITION: Eng. Colonel
DOB: 23 July 1960
TYPE OF TRAINING: DISAM International Purchasers Course
TRAINING LOCATION: Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio
DATES OF TRAINING: 14 July 07 - 4 August 07

NAME: Abdulzahra Sh. Abed Abed
POSITION: Director
DOB: 14 October 1953
TYPE OF TRAINING: DISAM International Purchasers Course
TRAINING LOCATION: Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio
DATES OF TRAINING: 14 July 07 - 4 August 07

NAME: Ahmed Mahmood Lafta Lafta
POSITION: Director
DOB: 21 September 1955
TYPE OF TRAINING: DISAM International Purchasers Course
TRAINING LOCATION: Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio
DATES OF TRAINING: 14 July 07 - 4 August 07

NAME: Adnan Shehab Hamad Al-Shohani
POSITION: Director General
DOB: 1 July 1953
TYPE OF TRAINING: DISAM International Purchasers Course
TRAINING LOCATION: Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio
DATES OF TRAINING: 14 July 07 - 4 August 07

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