Nerys Ghemor wrote:
As an aside...I had the feeling from Macet that he got stuck in a situation that sucked too. I never saw the enthusiastic arrogance in him that we saw in a lot of Cardassians. So I think he wanted peace...but was also aware, and under orders, to lie and cover up the re-arming too. One sucktastic position to be in.
Alternately, Macet got blindsided by the situation just as Dukat did when dealing with the Obsidian Order during the Defiant
Either way, Maxwell was right in his suspicions, but wrong in his methods (as others have pointed out).