Re: Best and worst examples of diplomacy in Star Trek
The Gorn didn't want some land, they were repelling what they considered invaders from their land.
I've never understood this idea that since the Federation likes to explore they should be able to roll into others space without repercussions.
"I had no idea you were so... formidable. " - Anan 7 to James T. Kirk, A Taste of Armageddon