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Cablegate: Human Rights Vetting for U.S.-Sponsored Training

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DE RUEHC #5161 0501530
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 191527Z FEB 10
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY BAGHDAD PRIORITY 1391

UNCLAS STATE 015161

SIPDIS
SENSITIVE BUT UNCLASSIFIED

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM MASS IZ
SUBJECT: HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR U.S.-SPONSORED TRAINING
FOR KAREEM, DEFENSE LANGUAGE COMBINED LOGISTICS CAPTAINS
CAREER COURSE

REF: BAGHDAD 248

1. (U) The Department has reviewed its files and finds that
it possesses no credible information of gross violations of
human rights at this time by the member of the Iraqi Security
Forces listed below. Department strongly suggests that a
visa application for this individual be filed with as much
lead time as possible to allow for additional processing
procedures that may be required. Note that if, at any time,
the Embassy becomes aware of any information regarding
incidents which could be deemed to be credible information of
a gross violation of human rights by this individual, the
Embassy should so inform the Department.

2. (SBU) The name of the proposed candidate is as follows:


FULL NAME: Ammar Salim KAREEM
POSITION: 1LT/Maintenance Company/Iraqi Special Operations
Force/Counter Terrorism Service
DOB: Jul 23, 1982
TYPE OF TRAINING: Defense Language Combined Logistics
Captains Career Course
DATES OF TRAINING: March 24, 2010 - December 17, 2010
TRAINING LOCATION: Lackland AFB, TX/Ft Lee, VA
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