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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for Us Sponsored Training

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RR RUEHWEB

DE RUEHC #2190 3342019
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 302001Z NOV 07
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY BAGHDAD 4227

UNCLAS STATE 162190

SIPDIS

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: IZ MOPS PGOV PHUM PINS PREL
SUBJECT: HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR US SPONSORED TRAINING
FOR KADHIM, HATTAB, AND HASHIM

REF: A. BAGHDAD 3838
B. BAGHDAD 3839

1. Department has reviewed its files and finds that it
possesses no credible information of gross violations of
human rights as of this time by the members of the Iraqi
Security Forces listed below. 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. Names of the candidates are as follows:

NAME: Mohammed Talib KADHIM
POSITION: 1st LT, Iraqi Air Force
DOB: March 1, 1978
TYPE OF TRAINING: Advanced Aerospace Medicine for
International Officers
TRAINING LOCATION: USAF School of Aerospace Medicine, Brooks
City Base, TX
DATES OF TRAINING: January 7 to 13, 2008

NAME: Khudhur Falih HATTAB
POSITION: Brigader General, Deputy Director for Intelligence
DOB: April 9, 1959
TYPE OF TRAINING: CT Executive Training
TRAINING LOCATION: NESA, Washington, DC
DATES OF TRAINING: January 23 to February 14, 2008

NAME: Baqer Othman HASHIM
POSITION: Brigader General, Deputy Director for Intelligence
DOB: May 8, 1959
TYPE OF TRAINING: CT Executive Training
TRAINING LOCATION: NESA, Washington DC
DATES OF TRAINING: January 23 to February 14, 2008
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