Jennifer Ludden Reports On The Deteriorating Situation In Zaire. Jennifer Ludden Reports On The Deteriorating Situation In Zaire. Audio will be available later today. Facebook Twitter Google+ Email December 6, 199612:00 AM ET Heard on Morning Edition Instead of fighting off rebel assaults, the Zairean army is looting and pillaging and generally contributing to the country falling apart. Facebook Twitter Google+ Email We no longer support commenting on NPR.org stories, but you can find us every day on Facebook, Twitter, email, and many other platforms. Learn more or contact us.