When you see western governments using sex as a weapon, it means they're both desperate and out of other options, save poisoning, which is what the Russians like to do. This is just another kind of poisoning, however.
What this really means, is that the Geek War isn't going too well.
Glenn Beck, who I generally despise, gave an excellent time line recently on the apparently ridiculous charges brought against Julian Assange in Sweden. The real meat here is hilarious, and trust me .... WAY better than the fiction being spouted by the vast majority of FCC controlled network news stations.