Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for Us Sponsored Training
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SUBJECT: HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR US SPONSORED TRAINING
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
candidate from the Iraqi Security Forces who has been nominated to
participate in shipyard site visit, in the United States. Request
expedited processing due to immediate start date as listed below.
3. The name of the proposed candidate follows:
NAME: MAHMOOD SHAKIR NASER AL-BAYATI
POSITION: COL/Engineering Officer/Iraqi Navy/Ministry of Defense
DOB: 27 January 1969
TYPE OF TRAINING: Shipyard site visit IAW Patrol Boats offered GoI.
TRAINING LOCATION: New Orleans, USA
DATES OF TRAINING: 27 November - 03 Dec 2009