Leah Farrall

Leah Farrall is a research associate at the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney, a former counter terrorism analyst, and founder of the blog allthingscounterterrorism.com.

  • Interview with a Taliban Insider: Iran's Game in Afghanistan

    A long-time senior strategist for the Taliban regime who fought under the name Abu Walid al Masri was recently released from Iran after nearly a decade in captivity. In an exclusive interview, he describes Iran's relationship to the Taliban, why it and other countries may have known Osama bin Laden's hiding place, and the country's strategy in post-occupation Afghanistan

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Why Do People Love Times Square?

A filmmaker asks New Yorkers and tourists about the allure of Broadway's iconic plaza

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A Time-Lapse of Alaska's Northern Lights

The beauty of aurora borealis, as seen from America's last frontier

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What Do You Wish You Learned in College?

Ivy League academics reveal their undergrad regrets

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Famous Movies, Reimagined

From Apocalypse Now to The Lord of the Rings, this clever video puts a new spin on Hollywood's greatest hits.

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What Is a City?

Cities are like nothing else on Earth.

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