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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for Us Sponsored Training

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TO SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 9390

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SUBJECT: HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR US SPONSORED TRAINING
FOR AL SAEDI

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: Abdulwahhab Abdulzahra Zaboon AL-SAEDI
POSITION: Commander Deputy, Iraqi Army
DOB: August 26, 1963
TYPE OF TRAINING: Senior DISAM / FMS
TRAINING LOCATION: Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
DATES OF TRAINING: September 21-28, 2008

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