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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting for Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies

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DEPT FOR SCA/RA ATTN: JOSEPH BRENNIG

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM MASS MARR PREL KCRM BG
SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING FOR ASIA PACIFIC CENTER FOR SECURITY STUDIES
EXECUTIVE COURSE IN HAWAII

1. This is an action request. See para three.

2. The following candidate has been selected for
participation in the Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies
Executive Course to be held in August 2008. Post vetting was
completed on July 10, 2008. Post requests that vetting be completed
by July 17, 2008, to provide sufficient time for processing. Post
requests the department conduct Leahy vetting for the following
candidate:

Name: S A M Arshadul Abedin
Rank/Unit: Captain (Navy), Forces Research and Analysis Bureau,
DGFI
DPOB: 1 March 1959, Madaripur

3. Post requests that the Department of State authorize post to make
the following statement to the relevant DOD units: "Embassy verifies
that the Department of State possesses no credible information of
gross violations of human rights by the above named individual or
unit."

4. Post Human Rights Officer is David Arulanantham, unclass
e-mail:arulananthamdp@state.gov.

5. COMMENT: Embassy has no information to indicate this
individual or any unit he has served in has been involved in gross
violations of human rights.

Moriarty

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