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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 AL-RIKABI

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: Samir Jawad Agarr AL-RIKABI

POSITION: COL/IAF Pilot/Director of Coordination/Ministry of
Defense

DOB: 11 February 1960

TYPE OF TRAINING: C130 Refresher Simulator Course

TRAINING LOCATION: Little Rock AFB, Little Rock, AR, USA

DATES OF TRAINING: 03-23 February 2010

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