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SUBJECT: HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR US SPONSORED TRAINING
FOR AL-SAADOON AND AL-MANEHLAWI

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 Force who has been nominated for
training in the United States. Post has no derogatory information.

3. The names of the proposed candidate follow:

NAME: Hussein Ogla Enad AL-SAADOON
POSITION: Colonel, Iraqi Army, CTB
DOB: August 08, 1961
TYPE OF TRAINING: Counter Terrorism Language Program and Program on
Terrorism Security Studies (CTLP and PTSS)
TRAINING LOCATION: Marshall Center Garmisch, Germany
DATES OF TRAINING: 12 January - 20 March 2009


NAME: Asaad Mohammed Ali Jawad AL-MANEHLAWI
POSITION: Colonel, Iraqi Army, CTB
DOB: December 28, 1974
TYPE OF TRAINING: Counter Terrorism Language Program and Program on
Terrorism Security Studies (CTLP and PTSS)
TRAINING LOCATION: Marshall Center Garmisch, Germany
DATES OF TRAINING: 12 January - 20 March 2009

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