US embassy cable - 02AMMAN7452

ESTABLISHMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY WORKING GROUP

Identifier: 02AMMAN7452
Wikileaks: View 02AMMAN7452 at Wikileaks.org
Origin: Embassy Amman
Created: 2002-12-24 10:07:00
Classification: SECRET//NOFORN
Tags: PTER CVIS PREL PGOV APER
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S E C R E T AMMAN 007452 
 
SIPDIS 
 
NOFORN 
 
DEPARTMENT FOR NEA (AMBS LAROCCO AND SATTERFIELD) 
ALSO FOR D/HS, HOMELAND SECURITY GROUP 
 
E.O. 12958: DECL: 12/23/2012 
TAGS: PTER, CVIS, PREL, PGOV, APER 
SUBJECT: ESTABLISHMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY WORKING GROUP 
 
REF: A. STATE 263389 B. AMMAN 5239 
 
Classified By: Ambassador Edward W. Gnehm for reasons 1.5 (B), (C), 
and (D) 
 
1.  (S/NF)  Ref A, of 20 Dec. 2002, requests that posts 
establish Homeland Security Working Groups (HSWG) as either 
standalone committees or as subsets of existing security 
entities.  Ref B is Post's response to an earlier request 
along the same lines,reporting that AmEmbassy Amman had 
established a HSWG at post on September 11, 2002. 
 
2.   (S/NF)  The Post's HSWG is chaired by the DCM and 
members include the following agency/section heads: DAO, 
LEGATT, ORCA, RSO, POL, ECON, CONS, and ADMIN. 
 
3.   (S/NF) AmEmbassy Amman HSWG stands ready to provide 
any required support for Homeland Security initiatives. 
Regards. 
 
GNEHM 

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