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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for U.S Sponsored Training

VZCZCXYZ0003
PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHC #8754 2372101
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 252044Z AUG 09
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY BAGHDAD PRIORITY 8202

UNCLAS STATE 088754

SIPDIS
SENSITIVE BUT UNCLASSIFIED

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: IZ MOPS PGOV PHUM PINS PREL POLM
SUBJECT: HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR U.S SPONSORED TRAINING
FOR MUSAWI

REF: BAGHDAD 2242

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: Ali Yuser Abbood MUSAWI
POSITION: 2LT, Iraqi Air Force, Iraqi Ministry of Defense
DOB: 20 August 1985
TYPE OF TRAINING: Squadron Officer School
TRAINING LOCATION: Maxwell AFB, Alabama
DATES OF TRAINING: 5 September - 27 November
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