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Busty, bikini-clad models won't be air-dropped into Colombia's combat zones, after all.
The war-torn Andean nation's first female defense minister, Marta Lucia Ramirez, canceled the army's campaign to seduce Marxist rebel defectors with pictures of near-naked women.
In the thousands of pocket-sized portraits already printed, and waiting to be air-dropped over battlefields, the voluptuous vixens were presented as a perk for desertion.
"Desert! And obtain benefits," read one pamphlet, depicting a brunette stretching provocatively in a striped bikini.