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Cablegate: Request for Human Rights Vetting for Us Sponsored

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DE RUEHGB #3539 2981023
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O 251023Z OCT 07
FM AMEMBASSY BAGHDAD
TO SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 4024

UNCLAS BAGHDAD 003539

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PGOV MOPS PINS PHUM PREL IZ
SUBJECT: REQUEST FOR HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR US SPONSORED
TRAINING FOR ALI AND MOSHIN


1. (U) This is an action request.

2. (U) Pursuant to the Leahy Act and Foreign Assistance Act,
post request the Department's assistance in screening the
following candidates of the Iraqi Security Forces who have
been nominated for training in the United States. Post has no
derogatory information.

3. (U) Names of the proposed candidates are as follows:

NAME: Najm Abdullah Ali Al-Soudaine
POSITION: Colonel, Iraqi Army
DOB: January 1, 1964
TYPE OF TRAINING: Counter Terrorism and Securities Studies
TRAINING LOCATION: Marshall Center
DATES OF TRAINING: February 9 to 15, 2008


NAME: Mahdi Oleiwi Mohsin
POSITION: Colonel, Iraqi Army
DOB: July 1, 1962
TYPE OF TRAINING: Counter Terrorism and Securities Studies
TRAINING LOCATION: Marshall Center
DATES OF TRAINING: February 9 to 15, 2008
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