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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 AHMED

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
attend a summit in the United States. If possible, please expedite
this request as course start date in scheduled for early December.


3. The name of the proposed candidate follows:

NAME: Ali Hadi Ahmed AHMED

POSITION: MG, Director M5 Strategy and Plans Directorate, Ministry
of Defense

DOB: 01 July 1951

TYPE OF TRAINING: Forth Iraq Aviation and Defense Summit

TRAINING LOCATION: Washington DC

DATES OF TRAINING: 09-11 December 2009

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