All these cannibalism stories lead back to Michael Yon’s witnessing of an exchange between a translator and an unnamed Iraqi official.
I don’t doubt Yon’s account in the least, and I believe that Wallach was extremely unsettled by the account.
I do not, however, believe that the Iraqi was telling the truth.
And I do not believe that we need to indulge in grotesque urban myths in order to appreciate the danger posed by al Qaeda and related extremist groups.]]>