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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting 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 ASIA PACIFIC CENTER FOR SECURITY STUDIES
EXECUTIVE COURSE.

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 August 5 to September 19, 2008. Post vetting was
completed on July 22, 2008. Post requests that vetting be completed
before August 3, 2008, to provide sufficient time for processing.
Post requests the department conduct Leahy vetting for the following
candidates:

Name: Name: Ali Murtoza Khan
DPOB: May 2, 1962, Laksmipur
Rank: Brigadier General

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.


Pasi

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