Just started watching DS9, reached Season 2 and I’m loving it. However, doesn’t the Federation seem a bit unenthusiastic about the wormhole?
Maybe I'm just not far enough into the series, since it's still focussing on Bajoran politics, but there have already been visitors to and from the Gamma Quadrant and the Federation doesn't seem to really care?
I know the Federation was at DS9 under Bajor's invitation, but if they can reinforce the station at will you'd think there would be a Galaxy-class ship and a few others constantly docked there within a few weeks, if not days, of the wormhole being discovered?
The Bajoran wormhole is a huge discovery, completely the playing board in the Alpha Quadrant, but it's been a whole year and the Federation doesn't seem to act like it's that big of a deal? Their presence in such a pivotal location just seems minimal, all things considered.