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SUBJECT: HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR US SPONSORED TRAINING
FOR AL MOHAMMEDAWI

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: Raad Lazim Mejbel AL-MOHAMMEDAWI

POSITION: Brigadier General, Operations Director, Iraqi Army,
Counter Terrorism Bureau

DOB: 04 June 1965

TYPE OF TRAINING: NESA Alumni Symposium

TRAINING LOCATION: Casablanca, Morocco

DATES OF TRAINING: 18 October - 21 October 2009

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