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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for Us Sponsored Training

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PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHC #3686 3572116
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 222109Z DEC 08
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY BAGHDAD PRIORITY 3411

UNCLAS STATE 133686

SIPDIS
SENSITIVE BUT UNCLASSIFIED

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: IZ MOPS PGOV PHUM PINS PREL
SUBJECT: HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR US SPONSORED TRAINING
FOR AL-MALIKI, KADHIM AND AL-BIATY

REF: BAGHDAD 3954

1. (U) The Department has reviewed its files and finds that
it possesses no credible information of gross violations of
human rights at this time by the members of the Iraqi
Security Forces listed below. Department strongly suggests
that visa applications for the individuals be filed with as
much time as possible to allow for additional processing
procedures that may be required. Note that if, at any time,
the Embassy becomes aware of any information regarding
incidents which could be deemed to be credible information of
a gross violation of human rights by these individuals, the
Embassy should so inform the Department.

2. (SBU) The names of the proposed candidates (ref a) are as
follows:

NAME: Jawad Kadhim Laebe AL-MALIKI
POSITION: Major, Iraqi Air Force, NAMAB
DOB: July 01, 1964
TYPE OF TRAINING: USAF C-130 Simulator Refresher Course
TRAINING LOCATION: Little Rock AFB, AR
DATES OF TRAINING: January 8 to January 30, 2009

NAME: Amin Khudhair Kadhim KADHIM
POSITION: Major, Iraqi Air Force, Sq. 23rd
DOB: February 15, 1964
TYPE OF TRAINING: USAF C-130 Simulator Refresher Course
TRAINING LOCATION: Little Rock AFB, AR
DATES OF TRAINING: January 8 to January 30, 2009

NAME: Ahmed Muaath Salih AL-BIATY
POSITION: Chief Warrant Officer, Iraqi Air Force, Sq. 23rd
DOB: October 19, 1969
TYPE OF TRAINING: USAF C-130 Simulator Refresher Course
TRAINING LOCATION: Little Rock AFB, AR
DATES OF TRAINING: January 8 to January 30, 2009
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