Christof Lehmann

Dr. Christof Lehmann is the founder and editor of nsnbc. He is a psychologist and former independent political consultant on conflict, conflict resolution and a wide range of other political issues. In March 2013 he established nsnbc as a daily, independent, international on-line newspaper. He can be contacted at nsnbc international at

Xi Jinping, Wang Qishan, China, Mar 2018
By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, March 18th, 2018

Xi Jinping re-elected as president, Wang Qishan is vice president

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Communist Party of the People’s Republic of China has re-elected Xi Jinping as president with a unanimous vote. After the recent removal of term limits, Xi can now stay on as More...

Xi Jinping in 2014 (archives).
By Christof Lehmann On Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

China’s Xi to stay on indefinitely, communist party and military oligarchy stopped pretending

Christof Lehmann  (nsnbc) : Within two weeks the Communist Party and military oligarchy in the People’s Republic of China announced the not surprisingly near unanimous approval to amend the country’s More...

Alleged perpetrators denied Consular access for days - Crime Scene Investigation happened 2 weeks after the fact, after thousands had access to the crime scene.
By Christof Lehmann On Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

US sanctions North Korea over dubious Kim Jong-nam VX nerve agent murder

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The United States has imposed additional sanctions against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) a.k.a. North Korea, alleging Pyongyang’s involvement in the assassination More...

Rohingya village (archives)
By Christof Lehmann On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

Indian authorities investigate militant Aqa Mul Mujahidin Rohingya group over terrorism links

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : India’s National Investigation Agency opened a probe into the militant Rohingya group Aqa Mul Mujahidin (AMM) over links to Pakistani and Bangladeshi extremists operating in India’s More...

Abdullah Öcalan (archives)
By Christof Lehmann On Saturday, February 17th, 2018

Öcalan’s lawyers request visit on anniversary of his arrest

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Lawyers of jailed PKK leader Abdullah Öcalan have again appealed to Turkish authorities for permission to visit him in jail. Öcalan has’t been granted the right to see his lawyers More...

Taliban chief Mawlavi Akhundzada.
By Christof Lehmann On Friday, February 16th, 2018

Taliban’s open letter to Trump deconstructed

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Taliban a.k.a. The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, published an open letter to U.S. President Donald Trump, dated February 15, 2018. Purporting to promote peace and rationality and More...

Colombia National Police_Fake News_Feb 2018
By Christof Lehmann On Monday, February 12th, 2018

Colombia’s police intervenes to stop lying election candidates, ELN benefits from initiative

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : For better or for worse, the National Police of Colombia has actively begun countering false claims made by candidates in the upcoming elections and other political actors. Surprisingly, More...

Kirill Voloshin / Flickr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
By Christof Lehmann On Saturday, February 3rd, 2018

Russia to deploy warplanes to disputed Northern Japanese Territories a.k.a. South Kuril Islands

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has approved the deployment of Russian warplanes to the disputed Northern Japanese Territories a.k.a. South Kuril Islands in Russia. The Soviet More...

Turkey - Syria - Turkish tanks in Afrin_Jan 2018
By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, January 21st, 2018

Turkey launched ground invasion of Syria’s Afrin to clear YPG and PKK from area west of the Euphrates

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : After an initial areal attack, Turkey has launched its ground operation aimed to clear out the Syrian – Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) and allied forces from Afrin, More...

Mount Shingal_Iraq_(archives)
By Christof Lehmann On Saturday, January 20th, 2018

Kurdistan, Iraq, and Iran’s interest in Saddam’s prime real estate for SCUD missile launches

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Nechirvan Barzani, prime Minister of Iraq’s Kurdistan Autonomous Region (KAR) has met with Iraqi federal prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi in the Iraqi federal capital Baghdad on Saturday More...