If Assange is extradited to Sweden, the British will be rid of him and the Swedish judge will be stuck with the question of whether Assange should then be handed over to the U.S.
WikiLeaks was not the one who obtained this information illegally, it was the platform that received and decided to publish it.
The real reason for Assange's arrest seems to be that Britain is doing its American ally a favor.
The messages to Trump Jr. are the latest proof that WikiLeaks has become what it used to oppose: a political player with an agenda of its own.
A key global agency in the fight against terrorism has been completely exposed. It will cost time, effort and money to repair the damage done.