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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for Us Sponsored Training

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TAGS: IZ MOPS PGOV PHUM PINS PREL IZ
SUBJECT: HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR US SPONSORED TRAINING
FOR ISSA HAMEED AHMED, SHALLAL HABEEB RASOOL AL-RUBAYE, RAHIM NAEEM
HWIEN AL-DALMY, JASIM FAISAL HUSSEIN, MOHAMMED HASSOMI HUSSEIN,
KAREEM NEAMAH ABED WASSAF, ISMAEL MOHAMMED SELBI, SAAD RIDHA MOUSA
ABU ALHAB


1. This is an action request.

2. Pursuant to the Leahy Act and Foreign Assistance Act, post
requests the Department's assistance in screening the following
eight (8) candidates of the Iraqi Security Forces who have been
nominated for training in the United States. Post has no derogatory
information.

3. The names of the proposed candidates are as follows:

NAME: Issa Hameed AHMED
POSITION: Colonel, Iraqi Army
DOB: February 1, 1957
TYPE OF TRAINING: AMC Depot Tour to U.S.
TRAINING LOCATION: Texarkaran, TX and Anniston, AL
DATES OF TRAINING: March 8, 2008 to March 30, 2008

NAME: Shallal Habeeb RASOOL Al-Rubaye
POSITION: Brigadier General, Iraqi Army
DOB: August 28, 1959
TYPE OF TRAINING: AMC Depot Tour to U.S.
TRAINING LOCATION: Texarkaran, TX and Anniston, AL
DATES OF TRAINING: March 8, 2008 to March 30, 2008

NAME: Rahim Naeem HWIEN Al-Dalmy
POSITION: Brigadier General, Iraqi Army
DOB: July 1, 1956
TYPE OF TRAINING: AMC Depot Tour to U.S.
TRAINING LOCATION: Texarkaran, TX and Anniston, AL
DATES OF TRAINING: March 8, 2008 to March 30, 2008

NAME: Jasim Faisal HUSSEIN
POSITION: Major, Iraqi Army
DOB: January 15, 1964
TYPE OF TRAINING: AMC Depot Tour to U.S.
TRAINING LOCATION: Texarkaran, TX and Anniston, AL
DATES OF TRAINING: March 8, 2008 to March 30, 2008

NAME: Mohammed Hassomi HUSSEIN
POSITION: Colonel, Iraqi Army
DOB: December 8, 1962
TYPE OF TRAINING: AMC Depot Tour to U.S.
TRAINING LOCATION: Texarkaran, TX and Anniston, AL
DATES OF TRAINING: March 8, 2008 to March 30, 2008

NAME: Kareem Neamah ABED Wassaf
POSITION: Colonel, Iraqi Army
DOB: January 1, 1962
TYPE OF TRAINING: AMC Depot Tour to U.S.
TRAINING LOCATION: Texarkaran, TX and Anniston, AL
DATES OF TRAINING: March 8, 2008 to March 30, 2008

NAME: Ismael Mohammed SELBI
POSITION: Colonel, Iraqi Army
DOB: January 3, 1963
TYPE OF TRAINING: AMC Depot Tour to U.S.
TRAINING LOCATION: Texarkaran, TX and Anniston, AL

DATES OF TRAINING: March 8, 2008 to March 30, 2008

NAME: Saad Ridha MOUSA Abu Alhab
POSITION: Colonel, Iraqi Army
DOB: May 31, 1965
TYPE OF TRAINING: AMC Depot Tour to U.S.
TRAINING LOCATION: Texarkaran, TX and Anniston, AL
DATES OF TRAINING: March 8, 2008 to March 30, 2008

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