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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-RUBAYE

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 name of the proposed candidate is as follows:

NAME: Ayad Oraibi Flayyih AL-RUBAYE
POSITION: Brigadier General, Chief of Defense Language Institute,
Iraqi Army
DOB: July 1, 1957
TYPE OF TRAINING: Managing English Language Testing
TRAINING LOCATION: San Antonio, TX
DATES OF TRAINING: December 1, 2008 - January 30, 2009

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