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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for Al-Saad

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SUBJECT: HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR AL-SAAD

1. This is an expedited 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 Ministry of Defense (MOD) Security Forces,
who has been nominated to participate in a naval conference in
Washington, DC. Due to a recent invitation to participate, Post asks
that the Department please expedite this request.

3. The names of the proposed candidates are as follows:

FULL NAME: Alaa Saber Hachim AL-SAAD
POSITION: CDR, Intelligence Officer, Iraqi Navy, MOD
DOB: 1 June 1976
TYPE OF TRAINING: Naval Conference
DATES OF TRAINING: 8 Jan 2010 - 16 Jan 2010
TRAINING LOCATION: Washington DC, Arlington, VA

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