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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting for Military Intelligence Captain

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DEPT FOR SCA/RA ATTN: JOSEPH BRENNIG

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM MASS MARR PREL KCRM BG
SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING FOR MILITARY INTELLIGENCE CAPTAIN
CAREER COURSE AT FT HUACHUCA, AZ ON 24 MAR - 22 SEP, 2008.


1. This is an action request. See para three.

2. The following candidate has been selected for
participation in the Military Intelligence Captain Career
Course at Ft. Huachuca, Arizona from March 24 - September 22,
2008. Post vetting was completed on December 26, 2007.Post
requests that vetting be completed by February 25, 2007, to
provide sufficient time for processing. Post requests the
department conduct Leahy vetting for the following candidate:

Name: Mohammad Mazharul Haider
Rank: Captain
Unit: Director General's Secretariat, Bangladesh Rifles
Headquarters
Unit Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh
Personal Number: 6119
Date of Birth: 30 Apr 1980
Place of Birth: Tangail, Bangladesh

3. Post requests that the Department of State authorize post
to make the following statement to the relevant DOD units:
"Embassy verifies that the Department of State possesses no
credible information of gross violations of human rights by
the above named individual or unit."

4. Post Human Rights Officer is Luke Zahner, unclass
e-mail:zahnerlv@state.gov.

5. COMMENT: Embassy has no information to indicate this
individual or any unit he has served in has been involved in
gross violations of human rights.
Pasi

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