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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for Us Sponsored Training

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FM AMEMBASSY BAGHDAD
TO SECSTATE WASHDC IMMEDIATE 5733

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SUBJECT: HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR US SPONSORED TRAINING
FOR AL-BASSAM

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 training in the United States.

3. The name of the proposed candidate follows:

NAME: Bassam Hussein Ramadham AL-BASSAM

POSITION: Major/Special Investigations, Inspector General, Ministry
of Interior

DOB: 28 June 1972

TYPE OF TRAINING: Site visit to observe IG systems and organizations
incorporating organizational planning, investigations, inspections
and auditing.

TRAINING LOCATION: Washington D.C., Arlington, VA

DATES OF TRAINING: 11-22 March 2010

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