Ryan in the debate appeared to agree that the timeline had been extended beyond even the spring deadline outlined by Netanyahu.
“We can debate the timeline, whether there’s – it’s that short a time or longer. I agree that it’s probably longer,” he said.
Alireza Nader, an Iran analyst at the Rand Corporation, which often consults with the Pentagon, said Western intelligence and IAEA inspectors should be able to detect increased enrichment.
“Iran hasn’t really approached the point where it can sprint toward nuclear capability undetected,” he said.