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

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P 241535Z FEB 10
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY BAGHDAD PRIORITY 1525

UNCLAS STATE 016959

SIPDIS
SENSITIVE BUT UNCLASSIFIED

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PHUM MASS IZ
SUBJECT: HUMAN RIGHTS VETTING FOR U.S.-SPONSORED TRAINING
FOR MOD OFFICIALS, DEFENSE INSTITUTE OF SECURITY
ASSISTANCE MANAGEMENT COURSE

REF: BAGHDAD 330

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 members of the Iraqi
Ministry of Defense listed below. Department strongly
suggests that visa applications for these individuals 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
these individuals, the Embassy should so inform the
Department.

2. (SBU) The names of the proposed candidates are as follows:


FULL NAME: Abdulkareem Saddam Khaleefah SWIDI
POSITION: Director General/Central Auditing/MOD
DOB: January 6, 1959
TYPE OF TRAINING: Defense Institute of Security Assistance
Management (DISAM) Course
DATES OF TRAINING: March 12 - April 12, 2010
TRAINING LOCATION: Wright Patterson AFB, OH, USA

FULL NAME: Mohammed Daher Shakir Mahmood AL OBAIDI
POSITION: Chief/FMS Opns Ctr/Budget/Aquisitions/MOD
DOB: January 9, 1953
TYPE OF TRAINING: Defense Institute of Security Assistance
Management (DISAM) Course
DATES OF TRAINING: March 12 - April 12, 2010
TRAINING LOCATION: Wright Patterson AFB, OH, USA

FULL NAME: Dkeyya Abduljabbar Saeed AL BAZZAZ
POSITION: Director General/Armanment and Supply/MOD
DOB: July 1, 1952
TYPE OF TRAINING: Defense Institute of Security Assistance
Management (DISAM) Course
DATES OF TRAINING: March 12 - April 12, 2010
TRAINING LOCATION: Wright Patterson AFB, OH, USA

FULL NAME: Kareem Mohammed Salloom AL-DAFFAIE
POSITION: Logistics Follow Up Officer/M4/MOD
DOB: April 3, 1961
TYPE OF TRAINING: Defense Institute of Security Assistance
Management (DISAM) Course
DATES OF TRAINING: March 12 - April 12, 2010
TRAINING LOCATION: Wright Patterson AFB, OH, USA

FULL NAME: Mahmood Hasan Mahmood AL-HAYALI
POSITION: Director General/Programs and Budget/MOD
DOB: July 1, 1955
TYPE OF TRAINING: Defense Institute of Security Assistance
Management (DISAM) Course
DATES OF TRAINING: March 12 - April 12, 2010
TRAINING LOCATION: Wright Patterson AFB, OH, USA
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