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DE RUEHC #9155 2321913
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P 191908Z AUG 08
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY BAGHDAD PRIORITY 0327

UNCLAS STATE 089155

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: IZ MOPS PGOV PHUM PINS PREL
SUBJECT: HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR US SPONSORED TRAINING IN
GERMANY

REF: A. BAGHDAD 2309
B. BAGHDAD 2310
C. BAGHDAD 2326

1. The 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. Department strongly suggests
that visa applications for both individuals be filed with as
much time as possible to allow for additional processing
procedures that may be required. Note that if, at any time,
the Embassy becomes aware of any information regarding
incidents which could be deemed to be credible information of
a gross violation of human rights by any of these
individuals, the Embassy should so inform the Department.

2. The names of the proposed candidates are as follows:

Ref A:
NAME: Omar Qasim Yahya YAHYA
POSITION: LTC, Counter Terrorism Bureau, Iraqi Army
DOB: January 20, 1967
TYPE OF TRAINING: Counter Terrorism Language Program and
Program on
Advanced Security Studies
TRAINING LOCATION: Marshall Center, Garmisch, Germany
DATES OF TRAINING: August 25 to December 19, 2008

Ref B:
NAME: Jumaah Naser AL ASADI
POSITION: COL, Counter Terrorism Bureau, Iraqi Army
DOB: September 15, 1962
TYPE OF TRAINING: Counter Terrorism Language Program and
Program on
Advanced Security Studies
TRAINING LOCATION: Marshall Center, Garmisch, Germany
DATES OF TRAINING: August 25 to December 19, 2008

Ref C:
NAME: Modar Suhail Abdulhasan AL QAISSY
POSITION: LTC, Iraqi Air Force
DOB: October 4, 1961
TYPE OF TRAINING: Counter Terrorism Language Program and
Program on
Advanced Security Studies
TRAINING LOCATION: Marshall Center, Garmisch, Germany
DATES OF TRAINING: August 25 to December 19, 2008
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