"We're sending Ticonderoga. I want you to assume command of the ship. You will be responsible for carrying a crew of engineers and diplomats." "Diplomats?" "There is a class-M world in the Briar Patch. The inhabitants there are warp-capable, but prefer not to use technology. The Federation would like to expedite the process of making them a protectorate."
“She has the heart of a warrior,” the Klingon responded. “She is very skillful with her bat'leth, even though she has been training for a short time.” “I will consider that a great honor,” “As well you should.”
Obviously, this story takes place after the events of Star Trek: Insurrection, since this story deals with the film's aftermath. It is also inferred that the story also takes place before DS9: "Penumbra".