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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for U.S Sponsored Training

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PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHC #4752 2261331
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 141314Z AUG 09
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY BAGHDAD PRIORITY 7946

UNCLAS STATE 084752

SIPDIS
SENSITIVE BUT UNCLASSIFIED

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: IZ PHUM MASS
SUBJECT: HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR U.S SPONSORED TRAINING
FOR ADEL

REF: BAGHDAD 2102

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 member of the Iraqi Security
Forces listed below. Department strongly suggests that a
visa application for this individual 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 this individual, the
Embassy should so inform the Department.

2. (SBU) The name of the proposed candidate is as follows:

NAME: Ala Aldin F. Adel ADEL
POSITION: Colonel, Special Operations Terrorism
Commander/Counter
Terrorism
DOB: August 27, 1965
TYPE OF TRAINING: Homeland Defense Course
TRAINING LOCATION: National Defense University/Washington
D.C.
(USA)
DATES OF TRAINING: September 13 - December 16, 2009
CLINTON

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