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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting for Maneuver Captains Career Course in Usa,

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DEPT FOR SCA/RA ATTN: JOSEPH BRENNIG

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM MASS MARR PREL KCRM BG
SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING FOR MANEUVER CAPTAINS CAREER COURSE IN USA,
DECEMBER 07 2009 TO JUNE 08, 2010

1. This is an action request. See para three.

2. The following candidate has been selected for participation in
the Maneuver Captains Career Course in USA, which will begin on
December 07, 2009. Post vetting was completed on November 18, 2009.
Post requests that vetting be completed by November 30, 2009 to
provide sufficient time for processing. Post requests the department
conduct Leahy vetting for the following candidate:

1. Name: Md Shafiul Alam
Rank: Major
Unit: School of Infantry & Tactics
Unit Location: Sylhet
Personal Number: BA-6027
Date of Birth: 01 July 1979
Place of Birth: Barisal, Bangladesh

3. Post requests that the Department of State authorize post to make
the following statement to the relevant DOD units: "Embassy verifies
that the Department of State possesses no credible information of
gross violations of human rights by the above named individual or
unit."

4. Post Human Rights Officer is David Arulanantham, unclass
e-mail:arulananthamdp@state.gov.

5. COMMENT: Embassy has no information to indicate these
individuals or any units they have served in have been involved in
gross violations of human rights.

Moriarty

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