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Cablegate: Action Request: Leahy Vetting for Bg Nitzan Alon

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P 251412Z FEB 08
FM AMEMBASSY TEL AVIV
TO SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 5559

UNCLAS TEL AVIV 000447

SIPDIS

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

NEA/IPA FOR DAVID ZIMMER

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: MASS MARR PHUM IS
SUBJECT: ACTION REQUEST: LEAHY VETTING FOR BG NITZAN ALON

1. (SBU) The Israeli MOD has selected the individual named in
para 2 to participate in the Near East South Asia Center
(NESA)Executive Seminar scheduled for March 4-14. Post has
no derogatory information on this individual. Post requests
that Department vet this individual per Leahy Amendment
requirements.

2. (SBU) Biographical Information:

LAST NAME: Alon
FIRST NAME: Nitzan (aka Nitsan)
GENDER: Male
DOB: 26 February 1965
RANK/SERVICE: Brigadier General, Head of Operations Branch
for Israel Defense Intelligence
PASSPORT: 10434465 (Israel)

3. Embassy Point of Contact is Political Officer Van
Reidhead; tel: 972-3-519-7565; unclass e-mail:
reidheadve@state.gov; classified e-mail:
reidheadve@state.sgov.gov .


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