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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for U.S. Sponsored Training

VZCZCXYZ0004
RR RUEHWEB

DE RUEHC #0492 3612116
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 272057Z DEC 07
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY BAGHDAD 4704

UNCLAS STATE 170492

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: IZ MOPS PGOV PHUM PINS PREL
SUBJECT: HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR U.S. SPONSORED TRAINING
FOR AL-RABBEY, AL-DISHAWI, AND MOHAMMED

REF: A. BAGHDAD 4996
B. BAGHDAD 4997
C. BAGHDAD 4158

1. Department has reviewed its files and finds that it
possesses no credible information of gross violations of
human rights at this time by the members of the Iraqi
Security Forces listed below. If at any time, the Embassy
becomes aware of any information regarding incidents which
could be credibly deemed to be a gross violation of human
rights by the individual, the Embassy should so inform the
Department.

2. Names of the candidates are as follows:

NAME: Abbas Ahmeed Mahdey AL Rabbey
POSITION: Major, Iraqi Army
DOB: December 29, 1974
TYPE OF TRAINING: English Language Training
TRAINING LOCATION: Defense Language Institute,
Lackland AFB, TX
DATES OF TRAINING: December 31, 2007 to Jun 30, 2008
TYPE OF TRAINING: Professional Military Education
TRAINING LOCATION: Army War Command & General Staff
College, Fort Leavenworth, KS
DATES OF TRAINING: 1 Jul 08 to Jun 30, 2009

NAME: Hasan Maknazi Salman AL-DISHAWI
POSITION: LTC, Iraq Counter Terrorism Bureau
DOB:1 Jan 1964
TYPE / LOCATION OF TRAINING: English Language
Training at Lackland AFB, San Antonio, TX
DATES OF TRAINING: 31 Dec 07 to 30 Jun 08
TYPE / LOCATION OF TRAINING: Professional Military
Education, USMC Command and Staff College, Quantico, VA
DATES OF TRAINING: 1 Jul 08 to 30 Jun 09

NAME: Abdulkhalak Farook MOHAMMED
POSITION: Colonel, Iraqi Army
DOB: September 22, 1965
TYPE OF TRAINING: English Language Training
TRAINING LOCATION: Lackland AFB, San Antonio, Texas
DATES OF TRAINING: March 8 to July 8, 2008
TYPE OF TRAINING: International CT Fellows Program
TRAINING LOCATION: National Defense University,
Washington, DC
DATES OF TRAINING: August 31, 2008 to June 15, 2009
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