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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for Us Sponsored Training

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R 181623Z APR 08
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY BAGHDAD 7501

UNCLAS STATE 041097

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SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: IZ MOPS PGOV PHUM PINS PREL
SUBJECT: HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR US SPONSORED TRAINING
FOR NAJATEE, AL-DULAIMI, AND AL-SAEDI

REF: A. BAGHDAD 639
B. BAGHDAD 873
C. BAGHDAD 1155

1. The Department has reviewed its files and finds that it
possesses no credible information of gross violations of
human rights by the members of the Iraq Security forces
listed below. If, at any time, Embassy becomes aware of any
information regarding incidents that could be deemed to be
credible information gross violation of human rights by the
individuals involved in this training, Embassy should so
inform the Department.

2. The pertinent information concerning the proposed
candidates is as follows:

NAME: Yousif Hashim Hasan NAJATEE
POSITION: Lieutenant-Colonel, Iraqi Army
DOB: May 1, 1965
TYPE OF TRAINING: NESA Counter Terrorism Seminar
TRAINING LOCATION: NESA, Washington DC
DATES OF TRAINING: April 29 to May 16, 2008

NAME: Younus Mohammed Ramadhan AL-DULAIMI
POSITION: Colonel, Iraqi Air Force
DOB: March 1, 1962
TYPE OF TRAINING: Counter Terrorism Language Program, Program
on Terrorism and Security Studies
TRAINING LOCATION: Marshall Center, Garmisch-Partenkirchen,
Germany
DATES OF TRAINING: April 14 to June 27, 2008

NAME: Tareq Abd Katted AL SAEDI
POSITION: Brigadier General, Iraqi Army
DOB: December 10, 1963
TYPE OF TRAINING: Decision Making
TRAINING LOCATION: CCMR, Monterey, California
DATES OF TRAINING: May 31 to June 13, 2008
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