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 Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Dinosaurs: Al-Sisi and Putin to sign Contracts for Egypt’s Dabaa Nuclear Power Plant

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in the Egyptian capital Cairo on Monday to attend the final signing ceremony of Egypt’s first Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) of Dabaa. Putin arrived More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Friday, December 1st, 2017
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5th African Union – European Union Summit: More of the same, disaster mitigation instead of prevention

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The fifth African Union – European Union (AU – EU) summit took place on November 29 – 30, 2017 in Abidjan, capital of Ivory Coast. The summit brought together African More...

By Christof Lehmann On Friday, November 17th, 2017

US troops were told child sex abuse was culturally acceptable in Afghanistan

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : A report by the Pentagon Inspector General reveals that U.S. troops deploying to Afghanistan were taught for years that child sex abuse is a culturally accepted practice and were provided More...

Iranian commander Ali Qakarani (right) in civilian clothes accompanied by Iranian forces including some 30 or more bodyguards on October 18, 2017 in the Yazidi town of Sinjar, northwest Iraq.
By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, November 12th, 2017

Is Iran aiming to control the Yazidi Mount Shingal in Iraq? Ali Qarkarani spotted in Sinjar

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The presence of Iranian commander Ali Qakarani accompanied by Iranian forces including some 30 or more bodyguards in the Yazidi town of Sinjar, northwest Iraq could suggest that Tehran More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Friday, November 10th, 2017

6,417 Yazidis held by ISIS, 3,191 survivors registered, 90,000 fled to Europe: Khairi Bozani

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Khairi Bozani, the head of the Yazidi Affairs Office of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in Iraq’s Kurdistan Autonomous Region (KRG) said the number of Yazidi survivors who More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

Sloppy OPCW investigation into chemical weapons use in Syria discredits UN and permanent Security Council members

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Sloppy work by the joint OPCW-UN mechanism in the investigation of the use of chemical weapons in Syria on April 4, including an undocumented and broken chain of alleged evidence and condemnation More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

Turkish court sentences journalist and TV guest to 15 months for insulting memory of Atatürk

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : A Turkish court sentenced Süleyman Yesilyurt, a guest of the TV Show “Derin Tarih” (Deep History) broadcasted on TVNet and Editor-in-Chief of Derin Tarih Magazine Mustafa More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Monday, October 30th, 2017

Thousands in Myanmar march in support of military: Tillerson’s blind spot and Islamist insurgents

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Several thousand people marched in the streets of Yangon on Sunday to express their support for Myanmar’s military and to rebut international criticism and allegations that the military More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, October 29th, 2017

Fighters of the Yezidi Shengal Women’s Units returned to Mount Shingal and an uncertain future

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Fighters of the Shingal Women’s Units (YJS) who took part in the operation to liberate Raqqa, have returned home after four months of battle against Daesh gangs. Ironically, the More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Saturday, October 28th, 2017

Colombian State convicted of exterminating leftists

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The State of Colombia and its armed forces have been convicted of the attempted extermination of leftists and will have to pay a fine to the Patriotic Union, a party initially started More...