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Cablegate: Department Clearance for Thailand Leahy Request - Jusmag

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OO RUEHWEB

DE RUEHC #0185 3171937
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
O R 121932Z NOV 08
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO RUEHBK/AMEMBASSY BANGKOK IMMEDIATE 6399
INFO RHHMUNA/HQ USPACOM HONOLULU HI
RUEKJCS/SECDEF WASHINGTON DC
RHMFISS/NO JOINT STAFF WASHINGTON DC

UNCLAS STATE 120185

SENSITIVE
SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: MARR MASS MOPS PHUM PREL SNAR KCRM TH
SUBJECT: DEPARTMENT CLEARANCE FOR THAILAND LEAHY REQUEST - JUSMAG
THAI - INTERNATIONAL OFFICER INTELLIGENCE, CAPTAINS CAREER COMMON
CORPS, AND INTELLIGENCE CAPTAINS CAREER COURSES

REF: BANGKOK 3331

1. (SBU) The Department of State reviewed its files and found that,
to date, it possesses no credible evidence of gross violations of
human rights committed by the individual listed below. This
individual is a candidate to participate in the JUSMAG THAI
International Officer Intelligence, Captains Career
Common Corps and Intelligence Captains Career at Fort Huachuca in
Arizona from December 8, 2008 through June 16, 2009.

2. (U) Candidate:

Name: Sothon Ruksasup
DPOB: October 21, 1978, Suratthani, Thailand
Title: Captain
Unit: Directorate of Intelligence, Royal Thai 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
individual identified 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 individual listed above, post should inform the
Department and not proceed with training.

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

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