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

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By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, February 26th, 2017

Malaysian Authorities Sweep Kuala Lumpur Airport after Kim Murder – Suspect Claims She Was Set Up

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Malaysian Authorities swept Kuala Lumpur International Airport for toxic chemicals that may have been involved in the murder of Kim Jong-Nam who allegedly was murdered with XV nerve agent. More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, February 26th, 2017

Baghdad Lawmakers Ask Iranian Kurdish KDP-I in Iraq to Disarm or Leave – Wildcards in a Wider ME War

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Iraqi lawmakers in the capital Baghdad demand that Iranian and Turkish Kurdish militants, primarily the KDP-I and PKK leave the country. The KDP-I is a sister-party to the northern Iraqi More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Friday, February 24th, 2017

Kim Jong-Nam Allegedly Murdered With VX Weapon of Mass Destruction

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Malaysian government authorities claim preliminary autopsy results show that Kim Jong-Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-Un was killed with the nerve More...

By Christof Lehmann On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Afghanistan to Crack Down on Bacha Bazi Sex Abuse of Boys as a Heinous Crime but..

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Afghanistan is set to criminalize the sexual exploitation of boys known as bacha Bazi, as a heinous crime. Many rights organizations welcome the banning of the child sex abuse. However, More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Colombian Government and ELN Ask European Countries to Help Fund Peace Talks

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Colombian government and the National Liberation Army (ELN) will ask a number of European countries to help raise funds for ELN peace negotiators. Official peace talks between the More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

The Diplomat Powers Loved to Hate – Russian UN Ambassador Vitaly Churkin Died in New York

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Vitaly Churkin, Russia’s Ambassador to the United Nations since 2006, died in New York on Monday, one day short of his 65th birthday. Churkin was taken ill “with heart problems” More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, February 19th, 2017

Did the US Use Depleted Uranium Munitions in Syria?

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : In 2015 US Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman John Moore said the US didn’t use depleted uranium munitions in Syria. An article published in Foreign Policy, quoting US CENTCOM More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Malaysia to Return Body of Kim Jong-Nam to North Korea after Autopsy

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Malaysia will return the body of the deceased half-brother of North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-Un after an autopsy has been conducted. Kim Jong-Nam was reportedly poisoned. Malaysia More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Monday, February 13th, 2017

North Korean Missile Launch Prompts Criticism – Especially from Powers Armed to the Teeth with Nukes

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The UN Security Council is set to hold an emergency session on Monday following the test launch of a strategic missile by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) a.k.a. More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, February 12th, 2017

Kurds Divided Along Geopolitical Fault Lines

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Syrian Kurdish National Council (KNC) claimed three of its members were arrested by security forces linked to the Democratic Union Party (PYD). The PYD rejects these reports as false. More...