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Cablegate: Leahy Vetting for Maneuver Captains Career Course in Usa,

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DEPT FOR SCA/RA ATTN: JOSEPH BRENNIG

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM MASS MARR PREL KCRM BG
SUBJECT: LEAHY VETTING FOR MANEUVER CAPTAINS CAREER COURSE IN USA,
MARCH 15 TO SEPTEMBER 17, 2010

1. This is an action request. See para three.

2. The following candidate has been selected for participation in
the Maneuver Captains Career Course in USA, which will begin on
March 15, 2010. Post vetting was completed on February 08, 2010.
Post requests that vetting be completed by February 22, 2010 to
provide sufficient time for processing. Post requests the department
conduct Leahy vetting for the following candidate:

1. Name: Mohammad Abdul Aziz
Rank: Major
Unit: Armored Corps Center and School
Unit Location: Bogra
Personal Number: BA-5779
Date of Birth: 09 December 1978
Place of Birth: Dhaka, Bangladesh

2. Name: Mukit Mahmud
Rank: Major
Unit: Armored Corps Center and School
Unit Location: Bogra
Personal Number: BA-6123
Date of Birth: 02 July 1979
Place of Birth: Dhaka, Bangladesh

3. Post requests that the Department of State authorize post to make
the following statement to the relevant DOD units: "Embassy verifies
that the Department of State possesses no credible information of
gross violations of human rights by the above named individual or
unit."

4. Post Human Rights Officer is David Arulanantham, unclass
e-mail:arulananthamdp@state.gov.

5. COMMENT: Embassy has no information to indicate these
individuals or any units they have served in have been involved in
gross violations of human rights.

Moriarty

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