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Cablegate: Department Clearance for Leahy Vetting - Jusmag Title X

VZCZCXYZ0000
PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHC #7686 3101357
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P R 051347Z NOV 08
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO RUEHML/AMEMBASSY MANILA PRIORITY 8497
INFO RHHMUNA/HQ USPACOM HONOLULU HI
RUEKJCS/SECDEF WASHINGTON DC
RHMFISS/NO
RHMFISS/JOINT STAFF WASHINGTON DC

UNCLAS STATE 117686

SIPDIS, SENSITIVE

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM PINR PREL PTER SNAR MARR RP
SUBJECT: DEPARTMENT CLEARANCE FOR LEAHY VETTING - JUSMAG TITLE X
PROGRAM - COMPREHENSIVE SECURITY RESPONSES TO TERRORISM COURSE 08-3

REF: MANILA 2389

1. (SBU) The Department of State reviewed its files and finds that,
to date, it possesses no credible information of gross violations of
human rights for the individuals identified below. These individuals
are candidates for participation in the Comprehensive Security
Responses to Terrorism course 08-3 under JUSMAG's Title X program.

2. (U) Candidates:

COL Rey Leonardo B. Guerrero; DOB: December 17, 1961; POB: Manila,
Philippines; Unit: Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff for
Operations, Philippine Army

LTC Fernando T. Trinidad, DOB: May 29, 1964; POB: Batangas,
Philippines; Unit: Chief of Staff of Intelligence Service Group,
Philippine Army

3. (U) Post may provide the following statement to authorized
parties: Embassy verifies that the Department of State possesses no
credible information of gross violations of human rights by the
individuals identified in paragraph 2 above, as of this date. Post
may cite this cable in response.

4. (U) If, in the future, post becomes aware of possible human rights
violations by the individuals listed above, post should inform the
Department and not proceed with training.

5. (U) The Comprehensive Security Responses to Terrorism course 08-3
starts November 17 and ends December 11, 2008 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

6. (U) POC for this action is Jameson DeBose:
-Email: DeBoseJL@state.gov
-Phone: 202-647-2989
RICE

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