In the unlikely event of a state seceding from the USSA, they can use this little ace in the hole to "pay" off its "debt".
I always knew there was more to the Assange story. I just didn't realize the scope of what Assange helped do.
Tools of war are not always obvious. The worst weapon is an idea planted in the mind of man. Prejudices can kill, suspicion can destroy, and a thoughtless, frightened search for a scapegoat has an everlasting fallout all of its own.