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SUBJECT: HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR US SPONSORED TRAINING
FOR EL MHYOWE, ALDORI, RAMADHAN, AND AL ZEHHAWI

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 Army 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: Habib Hussen Abbas EL MHYOWE
POSITION: Major General, Director of Organization Directorate, Iraqi
Army
DOB: July 1, 1954
TYPE OF TRAINING: FMS Senior Symposium
TRAINING LOCATION: DISAM Wright-Paterson AFB, Ohio
DATES OF TRAINING: September 21 - 28, 2008

NAME: Mohammed Shamil Mohammed ALDORI
POSITION: Brigadier General, Director, Army Chief of Staff Office,
Iraqi Army
DOB: June 9, 1964
TYPE OF TRAINING: FMS Senior Symposium
TRAINING LOCATION: DISAM Wright-Paterson AFB, Ohio
DATES OF TRAINING: September 21 - 28, 2008

NAME: Ramadhan Abdullah Ramadhan RAMADHAN
POSITION: Brigadier General, Deputy of Contract Directorate, Iraqi
Army
DOB: February 9, 1951
TYPE OF TRAINING: FMS Senior Symposium
TRAINING LOCATION: DISAM Wright-Paterson AFB, Ohio
DATES OF TRAINING: September 21 - 28, 2008

NAME: Raad Abdulhameed Mohammed AL ZEHHAWI
POSITION: Brigadier General, Directorate of Armament & Supply, Iraqi
Army
DOB: August 22, 1954
TYPE OF TRAINING: FMS Senior Symposium
TRAINING LOCATION: DISAM Wright-Paterson AFB, Ohio
DATES OF TRAINING: September 21 - 28, 2008

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