Re: Was Sisko a Javert
It's also entirely possible that the Federation would have done more about the situation but simply wasn't in a position to do so. Didn't Picard and Nechayev both agree that the treaty was sub-par? It's possible if Starfleet had been more built up at the time that they could have pushed for a better treaty and/or made more of an effort to uphold it afterward. As it was I suspect they were happy enough that war didn't break out.
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