George Capaccio

George Capaccio is a writer and activist living in Arlington, MA. During the years of US- and UK-enforced sanctions against Iraq, he traveled there numerous times, bringing in banned items, befriending families in Baghdad, and deepening his understanding of how the sanctions were impacting civilians. His email is He welcomes comments and invites readers to visit his website:

Afghanistan: Farewell to Arms, Predator Drones, Night Raids…?

Yemen: To Build a Fire in the Heart of Our Country

Iran: “Snapping Back” Sanctions and the Threat of War

Suffer the Little Children

Bloody Monday, Every Day of the Week

A Less Than Modest Proposal to End the War in Yemen

“Beauty of Our Weapons” in the War on Yemen

Arms and the Babies: Unbridled Compassion for All the Casualties of War

In the Shadow of Death: on the Killing of Nawar al-Awlaki

Candle Burning

Blind Prejudice: “The Time of the End is the Time of No Room”

Tsunami Hits Iraq