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TO SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 4977

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SUBJECT: HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR US SPONSORED TRAINING
FOR FAROOK MOHAMMED

1. This is an action request.

2. Pursuant to the Leahy Act and Foreign Assistance Act, post
requests 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. The names of the proposed candidates are as follows:

NAME: Abdulkhalak Farook MOHAMMED
POSITION: Colonel, Iraqi Army
DOB: September 22, 1965
TYPE OF TRAINING: English Language Training
TRAINING LOCATION: Lackland AFB, San Antonio, Texas
DATES OF TRAINING: March 8 to July 8, 2008
TYPE OF TRAINING: International CT Fellows Program
TRAINING LOCATION: National Defense University, Washington, DC
DATES OF TRAINING: August 31, 2008 to June 15, 2009

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