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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for Us Sponsored Training

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SUBJECT: HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR US SPONSORED TRAINING

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
candidates from the Iraqi Ministry of Interior (MOI) who have been
nominated to attend an Internal Affairs Training Course during the
period 20-27 March 2010; training location - Washington
D.C./Arlington, VA, USA.

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

FULL NAME: Ahmed Taha Hashim ALBU-RAGHEEF
POSITION: MG/Directorate General/MOI/Internal Affairs
DOB: 28 August 1968

FULL NAME: Omar Ahmed ISMAEL
POSITION: MAJ/Lead IA Investigator/MOI/Internal Affairs
DOB: 10 October 1976

FULL NAME: Mustafa Sami ABDULHADI
POSITION: MAJ/Lead IA Investigator/MOI/Internal
DOB: 30 June 1977

FULL NAME: Ahmed Radhi KADHIM
POSITION: 1lt/Investigator Gen Asst/MOI/Internal Affairs
DOB: 13 January 1985

4. Due to short timeframe, request candidates' screenings
be expedited.

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