Iran's economic strength is a threat to Israel now, their nuclear abilities might be a minor threat several years down the road. Even the most extreme Iranian regime would not use nuclear weapons preemptively. Without sanctions, Iran's economy was becoming a regional powerhouse, growing much faster than Israel's or any of its other rivals.
IDF deputy chief: I had no intention to compare IDF, trends in Germany 70 years ago (Haaretz)
from the article: Iran's Khamenei: West won't lift sanctions if Tehran drops nuclear bid
'Quiet and regular daily routine are a mutual interest and we will strive to keep them,' IDF says.04:42 05.05.16 | 4 comments