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

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...

Lee at "the people's" kangaroo court?
By Christof Lehmann On Thursday, January 11th, 2018

Relatives of Taiwanese rights activist Lee Ming-che seek to visit him after China’s prison move

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Relatives of Taiwanese human rights activist Lee Ming-che are contacting the Chishan Prison in China’s Hunan province after he was moved there to serve a five-year sentence for so-called More...

Stoi_Halt_Germany_Die Mauer_The Wall
By Christof Lehmann On Thursday, December 14th, 2017
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Moscow’s claim about promises not to expand NATO unsubstantiated but revealing

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Under President Vladimir Putin, Russia – especially in its State-funded media – promotes the idea that the West – in exchange for Moscow’s willingness to accept More...

Image courtesy Garryknight
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...