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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting Request: Three Afghan Officials to Attend

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E.O. 12958 N/A
TAGS: PHUM SNAR PINR PTER AF
SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING REQUEST: Three Afghan Officials to Attend
Marshall Center Program


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 three Afghan officials,
with positions noted, to participate in the Program for Terrorism
and Security Studies at the George C. Marshall Center from January
2008 to April 2008. Post possesses no derogatory information on
these individuals. Post requests Department's review of these
candidates and response by December 31, 2007.

3. Following are biographical data:

Name: Sayed Kabir Wardak
Father's Name: Sayed Rasool
Grandfather's Name: Ghulam Rasool
DOB: 1952
POB: Wardak
Ethnicity: Pashtun
Position: COL, MOD Policy

Name: Rajab Ali Rashed
Father's Name: Hossain Ali
Grandfather's Name: Ahmad Ali
DOB: 27 DEC 61
POB: Ghazni
Ethnicity: Hazara
Position: COL, MOD Technology and Acquisition

Name: Merwais Rahmani
Father's Name: Fazal Rahman
Grandfather's Name: Faqeer Mohammad
DOB: 1981
POB: Takhar Province/Eshkashim District
Ethnicity: Tajik
Position: 1LT, President Protection Service (PPS)

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