Re: Was Sisko a Javert
then they choose to live under that government instead of leaving when they're given the chance, then they decide they'd rather stir things up and risk provoking an interstellar war than move.
I'm pretty sure the trouble started when the Cardassian government violated the treaty by arming their colonies.
So yeah the federation failed the Maquis in that they never bothered to make sure the Cardassians (who have been known to violate agreements before) obeyed the treaty.
Sooo...a nation already believed to be oppressive to live under ended up oppressing people living under it?
It's too bad nobody could have possibly seen that one coming.
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