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OO RUEHWEB

DE RUEHGB #2759 2311320
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 191320Z AUG 07
FM AMEMBASSY BAGHDAD
TO SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 2861

UNCLAS BAGHDAD 002759

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

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


1. (U) This is an action request.

2. (U) Pursuant to the Leahy Act and Foreign Assistance Act,
post request the Department's 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. (U) Names of the proposed candidates are as follows:

NAME: Husseun Sayed Ali ALI
POSITION: Colonel, Iraqi Ministry of Defense
DOB: July 1, 1950
TYPE OF TRAINING: Officer Training
TRAINING LOCATION: Ft. Riley
DATES OF TRAINING: Septemebr 15 to October 15, 2007


NAME: Abdulhakeem Abbod Taher AL ZUBAIDI
POSITION: Colonel, Iraqi Ministry of Defense
DOB: July 3, 1964
TYPE OF TRAINING: Officer Training
TRAINING LOCATION: Ft. Riley
DATES OF TRAINING: September 15 to October 15, 2007

NAME: Dheyee Abd Abdullah AL RUBAYE
POSITION: Captain, Iraqi Ministry of Defense
DOB: July 3, 1964
TYPE OF TRAINING: Officer Training
TRAINING LOCATION: Ft. Riley
DATES OF TRAINING: September 15 to October 15, 2007

NAME: Abdulhakeem Abbod Taher AL ZUBAIDI
POSITION: Colonel, Iraqi Ministry of Defense
DOB: November 21, 1967
TYPE OF TRAINING: Officer Training
TRAINING LOCATION: Ft. Riley
DATES OF TRAINING: September 15 to October 15, 2007

NAME: Firas Wafaa Badri AL NASSERI
POSITION: Major, Iraqi Ministry of Defense
DOB: December 10, 1970
TYPE OF TRAINING: Officer Training
TRAINING LOCATION: Ft. Riley
DATES OF TRAINING: September 15 to October 15, 2007

NAME: Muayad Marzah Hamzah AL SHUMMARI
POSITION: Colonel, Iraqi Ministry of Defense
DOB: June 17, 1964
TYPE OF TRAINING: Officer Training
TRAINING LOCATION: Ft. Riley
DATES OF TRAINING: September 15 to October 15, 2007

NAME: Haitham Abdulrazzaq Kadhim KADHIM
POSITION: LT Colonel, Iraqi Ministry of Defense
DOB: September 3, 1964
TYPE OF TRAINING: Officer Training
TRAINING LOCATION: Ft. Riley
DATES OF TRAINING: September 15 to October 15, 2007

NAME: Waleed Khalid ZAYNAL
POSITION: Captain, Iraqi Ministry of Defense
DOB: January 31, 1960
TYPE OF TRAINING: Officer Training
TRAINING LOCATION: Ft. Riley
DATES OF TRAINING: September 15 to October 15, 2007

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