Re: My "Just Saw Insurrection For the First Time" Review.
The legitimate Klingon government asked for help and the Federation said no.
From The Last Outpost
DATA: They should add that Starfleet has permitted several civilisations to fall. We have at times allowed the strong and violent to overcome the weak.
"If I hadn't tried, the cost would have been my soul." - Admiral James T. Kirk, Star Trek III: The Search for Spock