The US Government is definitely gearing up its offensive against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Recently there has been a smear campaign against Julian Assange that resulted in rape charges against the Australian by two different Swedish women. Now the US Government is convinced Assange is about to 'dump' another 400,000 US documents from Iraq onto the Internet via WikiLeaks. Assange has recently been trying to acquire Swedish residency to enjoy the freedom of press and speech that country has to offer to journalists. We now hear that Assange has been denied such residency. And now the funding issue has become paramount for WikiLeaks very survival: This excellent news reporting came from Al Jazeera.