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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for Us Sponsored Training

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SUBJECT: HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR US SPONSORED TRAINING
FOR AL-DISHAWI


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: Hasan Maknazi Salman AL-DISHAWI
POSITION: LTC, Iraq Counter Terrorism Bureau
DOB:1 Jan 1964
TYPE / LOCATION OF TRAINING: English Language Training at Lackland
AFB, San Antonio, TX
DATES OF TRAINING: 31 Dec 07 to 30 Jun 08
TYPE / LOCATION OF TRAINING: Professional Military Education, USMC
Command and Staff College, Quanico, VA
DATES OF TRAINING: 1 Jul 08 to 30 Jun 09

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