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

"Captured" ELN commander Diego paraded for the press, only days before peace talks in Quito and demands that the ELN stop taking "hostages".
By Christof Lehmann On Saturday, July 15th, 2017

Colombian government captured ELN commander before peace talks, demands ELN stop “taking hostages”

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Colombian authorities captured the alleged ELN commander known as Diego, of the guerrilla’s almost disbanded Central War Front. He was arrested in the municipality of Rionegro bordering More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Thursday, July 13th, 2017

Kurdish Corridor: US troops are operating in Raqqa, Colonel Ryan Dillon admitted

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Colonel Ryan Dillon confirmed what observers of the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces’ push to liberate Raqqa from ISIS have known all along. U.S. troops, including special forces More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

Colombian government backtracks before peace talks with ELN in Quito on July 24

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Colombian government chief negotiator Juan Camilo Restrepo warned that the ELN must agree to a verifiable ceasefire and that ongoing negotiations between the government and the ELN were More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, July 9th, 2017

White House labeled Xi as President of Taiwan

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : U.S. citizens’ lack of education in geography is, despite the global presence of U.S. troops and bases, legendary. However, not many of us would expect that White House officials, More...

By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, July 9th, 2017

Merkel, Macron and Putin agree on implementing Minsk Accord, Tillerson visits Ukraine

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron, and Russian President Vladimir Putin met on the sidelines of the G20 in Hamburg and agreed that the Minsk Accord on More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Saturday, July 8th, 2017

Russia & US reach consensus about ceasefire in southwest Syria: Implications

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : In the wake of the first meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump, on the sidelines of the G20 in Hamburg, Germany, officials from both sides stated More...

By Christof Lehmann On Friday, July 7th, 2017

Malaysia Airlines MH17: Airliners have Black Boxes to keep the public in the dark

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : In mid-May 2016 Malaysian Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai said investigators had narrowed the list of suspects in the downing of the Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 on flight MH-17 from More...

By Christof Lehmann On Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

North Korea allegedly launched ICBM – Media countered with barrage of misinformation

Behind the bombastic and bellicose propaganda, is Pyongyang calling for the reunification of Korea and the Finlandization of the Korean peninsula? Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : North Korea  allegedly test fired More...

Iran shells Kurdistan Autonomous Region of Iraq_Jul 2017
By Christof Lehmann On Monday, July 3rd, 2017

Iran’s military shells Iraq’s Kurdistan Autonomous Region – Regional war no longer deniable

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Local officials in the Kurdistan Autonomous Region of Iraq reported that one person was wounded when Iranian military began sending shells across the border Monday morning. Local sources More...

We, the Supreme Court Justices, hereby rule that we are innocent and did not violate any Banana Republic standards.
By Christof Lehmann On Saturday, July 1st, 2017

Venezuela’s Supreme Court orders asset freeze and travel ban against “dissident” Attorney General

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : In an unprecedented move, Venezuela’s Supreme Court ordered an asset freeze and a travel ban against “dissident” Attorney General Luisa Ortega, claiming she had overstepped More...