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

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DE RUEHC #9395 0301411
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R 301410Z JAN 08
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY BAGHDAD 5194

UNCLAS STATE 009395

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 SHAIKHLI, AHMED, RASOOL, HWIEN, HUSSEIN, HUSSEIN,
ABED, SELBI, AND MOUSA

REF: A. BAGHDAD 0160
B. BAGHDAD 0161

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 Embassy
becomes aware of any information regarding incidents
that could be deemed to be credible information of
gross violation of human rights by any personnel involved
in this training, Embassy should so inform the Department.

2. Names of the candidates are as follows:

NAME: Alaa Hussein Khaleel AL SHAIKHLI
POSITION: Colonel, Iraqi Army
DOB: March 9, 1961
TYPE OF TRAINING: English Language Course, International
Fellows Orientation
TRAINING LOCATION: Lackland AFB, San Antonio, Texas and
Army War College, Carlisle, PA
DATES OF TRAINING: February 15, 2008 to June 6, 2009

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