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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for Us Sponsored Training for Abadi

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SUBJECT: HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR US SPONSORED TRAINING FOR ABADI

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
individual from the Iraqi Ministry of Defense (MOD) who has been
invited by the American Enterprise Institute to a reception and
dinner honoring General David Patraeus. General Patraeus will
receive the Irving Kristol Award on May 6, 2010 in Washington D.C.

3. The name of the invitee is as follows:

FULL NAME: Nasier Arkan ABADI
POSITION: GEN/Vice Chief of Staff/Iraqi Joint Forces/MOD
DOB: 09 Jan 1948

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