Bloomberg quotes VP and Director of the Transatlantic Relations Program Frances Burwell on the expulsion of the top American intelligence officer in Berlin:
Efforts to come to some agreement on that have stalled, said Fran Burwell, director of Transatlantic Relations and Studies at the Atlantic Council, a Washington policy group. That is feeding anger and a growing anti-Americanism, Burwell said.
“I have yet to meet someone in Germany’s foreign policy establishment who says, ‘Oh, this is going to blow over’” she said. “This has touched a particular nerve.”