'Too many times, it's funny, I joined Starfleet to save lives.'
It's a sad state of affairs, but in such a situation, not even the strongest, the most morally centred amongst us is immune from having to take up arms, or to being so effected by what they see, that they become jaded, cynical and apathetic.
'Our commitment to defeating this policy of ethnic cleansing, our commitment to allowing these people to return to their homes in peace, that commitment is total. This is not a battle for Nato, this is not a battle for territory; this is a battle for humanity, it is a just cause, it is a rightful cause.'
Mr Tony Blair, Former Prime Minister of Great Britain.