George Packer is an American journalist born in 1960.
He is a staff writer for the New Yorker and the author of The Assassins’ Gate: America in Iraq, which won several awards and was named by The New York Times as one of the 10 Best Books of 2005.
He has published two other works of non-fiction and two novels. His articles, essays, and reviews on foreign affairs, American politics, and literature have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Harper’s, Dissent, and other publications.
He lives in Brooklyn.