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

Venezuelan Attorney General Luisa Ortega Díaz. (Archive)
By Christof Lehmann On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Venezuelan Attorney General rejects National Constituent Assembly as corporative, lacking representation

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Venezuelan Attorney General Luisa Ortega Diaz, in a leaked letter to Elias Jaua, the head of the Presidential Commission for the Constituent Assembly, warned that the proposed approach More...

Trump in Riyadh_Saudi Arabia_May 2017
By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, May 21st, 2017

Trump meets regional and Muslim leaders in Saudi Arabia: Can he say “counterterrorism” without biting his tongue?

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : On day two of his visit to Saudi Arabia, U.S.-President Donald Trump has a number of individual meetings with several of the region’s political leaders and participate in a roundtable More...

Image courtesy Garryknight
By Christof Lehmann On Saturday, May 20th, 2017

Egypt to “regulate” its nuclear Russian roulette

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Egyptian parliament’s Energy and Environment Committee is discussing a proposed law aimed to regulate the construction of nuclear power plants. Omitted from the discourse is More...

Scarborough Shoal
By Christof Lehmann On Saturday, May 20th, 2017

China & Philippines launched dialog over South China Sea controversies

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : China and the Philippines, on Friday, launched what was described as candid but friendly discussions about their territorial dispute in the South China Sea and related issues after President More...

Bashar Al-Jaafari_Geneva_Switzerland_Syria_may 2017
By Christof Lehmann On Friday, May 19th, 2017

US-led coalition bombs unspecified “pro-regime forces” in Syria

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : US-led coalition air forces carried out air strikes against what was described as pro-regime forces near An-Tanf in Syria on May 18, in one of Syria’s de-escalation zones, allegedly More...

Quantum theory and parallel universes confirmed?
By Christof Lehmann On Friday, May 19th, 2017

U.S. ignores Colombia’s peace process, pushes militarist line against Venezuela instead

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos visited his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump at the White House, pleading for support for Colombia’s peace process. Trump, for his part, ignored More...

By Christof Lehmann On Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Pakistani media and social media activists targeted for criticizing military’s involvement in terrorism

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Pakistani authorities intensified their crackdown against media and social media activists accused of criticizing or ridiculing the military in online postings. This includes criticism More...

State of emergency in Turkey - historians arrested for criticizing Atatürk - Turkey's new normal.
By Christof Lehmann On Saturday, May 13th, 2017

Historian who “insulted Atatürk” arrested in Istanbul

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Süleyman Yeşilyurt, one of the two historians form who arrest warrants were issued for “insulting Atatürk” during a TV-show was arrested in Istanbul on May 12. A chief More...

Hanford Nuclear Reservation_May 2017
By Christof Lehmann On Friday, May 12th, 2017

Hanford: DoE claims about environmental safety based on “not readily available information”

nsnbc : Crews at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington state, USA, filled the hole left by a collapsed storage tunnel for highly toxic waste by dumping some 50 truckloads of dirt into the hole. The Department More...

Blasphemous Historians and Atatürk_Turkey_may 2017
By Christof Lehmann On Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Academic freedom Turkish style: Prosecutor issued arrest warrants for historians who criticized Atatürk

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : A chief public prosecutor in Istanbul, on May 11, issued arrest warrants for two historians for insulting Mustafa Kemal Atatürk. The “incident” sparked a hysteric debate and More...