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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting Request: Candidates for Advanced Security

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PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHBUL #2380 2070404
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 260404Z JUL 07
FM AMEMBASSY KABUL
TO SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 9283

UNCLAS KABUL 002380

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

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

E.O. 12958 N/A
TAGS: PHUM SNAR PINR PTER AF
SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING REQUEST: Candidates for Advanced Security
Studies at Marshall Center in Garmisch, Germany


1. This is an action request - see paragraph 2.

2. In order to comply with Leahy human rights vetting requirements,
this cable forwards the names and biodata of two Afghan National
Army (ANA) officers to participate in the Program for Advanced
Security Studies at the George C. Marshall Center in Garmisch,
Germany from September 14 to December 7, 2007. Post possesses no
derogatory information on these individuals. Post requests
Department's review of these candidates and response by August 16,
2007.

3. Following are biographical data:

NAME: Sakhi Mohammad Bariz
F/NAME: Amanullah
GRAND F/ NAME: Ahmadullah
DOB: May 5, 1970
PLACE OF BIRTH: Kabul
ETHNICITY: Tajik
RANK: Major
UNIT OF ASSIGNMENT: 205th Corps, Kandahar, ANA

NAME: Mohammad Raqib Saifi
F/NAME: Mohammad Yasin
GRAND F/ NAME: Husamuddin
DOB: Jan 1, 1971
PLACE OF BIRTH: Panjshir
ETHNICITY: Tajik
RANK: Major
UNIT OF ASSIGNMENT: Kabul Military Training Center, Kabul

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