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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for Us Sponsored Training

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SUBJECT: HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR US SPONSORED TRAINING
FOR ZABAR

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: Salman Kharbat Zabar ZABAR

POSITION: Colonel, Meteorology Department Chief, Iraqi Air Force

DOB: 10 July 1965

TYPE OF TRAINING: Familiarization visit by invite from US Air Force
Weather Director

VISIT SITES: Shaw Air Force Base, Keesler Air Force Base, Offutt
Air Force Base, and Rosslyn, Virginia (USA)

DATES OF TRAINING: 18 February - 28 February 2010

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