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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 MOHAMMED HASSAN GHALE

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: Mohammed Hassan GHALE
POSITION: 2ndLt, Iraqi Air Force
DOB: August 4, 1982
TYPE OF TRAINING: Aviation Leadership Program
TRAINING LOCATION: Lackland AFB, San Antonio, Texas
DATES OF TRAINING: 10 October 2008 - 10 October 2010

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