Re: Do fans want the prime timeline back? Part 2: Poll edition.
Sure he did. He erased the log entry and any evidence of his or the Federation's culpability. The only way he could do a better job of that is arrange an accident for Garak. Win the war with the Dominion today before you worry about the war with the Romulans tomorrow.
"I was never a Star Trek fan." J.J. Abrams