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Five Songs that Rankled Authoritarians in 2016

With freedom of expression increasingly under threat by authoritarian governments worldwide, 2016 yielded a crop of loud, defiant tunes from an assortment of envelope-pushers, political dissidents, and would-be pop icons.

Armed Chinese paramilitary policemen stand guard on a road in Kashgar, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, 2 September 2015.(Imaginechina via AP Images)

U.S. Government Warns China Facing Growing Islamic Terror Threat

The increasing Islamic terrorism threat facing China is prompting the communist country to question its military support to its ally Pakistan given the South Asian country’s “complicated relationship” with jihadi groups, reports the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.