I’m not sure I can say, that were I in Sisko’s position, I wouldn’t have made the same decisions, which is why I’m glad I’m not in his position. Sisko helped secure a Federation victory in the Dominion War, saved the Alpha Quadrant, and faced no backlash for his actions which can only be described as shady at best, for they had the blessing of Starfleet. But to me, he simply traded one casualty list for another.
I’m not sure I could sucker an entire race of people into a war that was not theirs, a war that would result in massive casualties for those people, just to save my own.
I don’t think I could trade the lives of one group of people to save the lives of others, but I admit that I am probably wrong in my thought process, and as Ambassador Spock would point out:
“The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few or the one”
What about you fellow Trekkies? Where do you stand on In the Pale Moonlight?