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Cablegate: Department Clearance for Thailand Leahy Request - Jusmag

VZCZCXYZ0011
OO RUEHWEB

DE RUEHC #7295 3381551
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O R 031544Z DEC 08
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO RUEHBK/AMEMBASSY BANGKOK IMMEDIATE 6774
INFO RHHMUNA/HQ USPACOM HONOLULU HI
RUEKJCS/SECDEF WASHINGTON DC
RHMFISS/JOINT STAFF WASHINGTON DC

UNCLAS STATE 127295

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: MARR MASS MOPS PHUM PREL SNAR KCRM TH
SUBJECT: DEPARTMENT CLEARANCE FOR THAILAND LEAHY REQUEST - JUSMAG
THAI - PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATION COURSE

REF: BANGKOK 3467

1. (SBU) The Department of State reviewed its files and found that,
to date, it possesses no credible evidence of gross violations of
human rights committed by the individual listed below. This
individual is a candidate to participate in a JUSMAG Thai -
Psychological Operation Course at Fort Bragg, North Carolina from
December 13, 2008 through April 19, 2009.

2. (U) Candidate:

Name: Charkrit Proungsuwan
DPOB: 08/11/1972; Bangkok, Thailand
Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Unit: Joint and Combine Exercise Planning Office, Royal Thai Armed
Forces Headquarters

3. (U) Post may provide the following statement to authorized
parties: Embassy verifies that the Department of State possesses no
credible information of gross violations of human rights by the
individual identified above, as of this date. Post may cite this
cable in response.

4. (U) If, in the future, post becomes aware of possible human rights
violations by the individual listed above, post should inform the
Department and not proceed with training.

5. (U) POC for this action is Jameson DeBose:
-Email: DeBoseJL@state.gov
-Phone: 202-647-2989
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