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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for U.S.-Sponsored Training

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SUBJECT: HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR U.S.-SPONSORED TRAINING
FOR ALNASERI

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 from the Iraqi Security Forces who has been nominated for
training in the United States.

3. The name of the proposed candidate follows:

NAME: Ayad Khazal Abood ALNASERI

POSITION: Staff Brigadier General/6th Division Deputy Commander,
Iraqi Army Ministry of Defense

DOB: 01 April 1965

TYPE OF TRAINING: Near East South Asia Executive Seminar

TRAINING LOCATION: Near East South Asia Center for Strategic
Studies, Washington D.C.

DATES OF TRAINING: 26 October - 19 November 2009


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