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CHAPTER W

UNCLOSED KOREA

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CHAPTER XII

THE PROSPECT

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Causes controlling the future of the Far East—Civilisation bound to

triumph over barbarism-Dislike of hearing the truth-British

interests imperilled in Asia--The remedy-Necessity for prompt

and decisive action--Contrast between British and German

methods Germany's Asiatic policy-The United States—The

future struggle Tangible interests-Contrasts in method—The

balance of action-The financial question-Chinese debt—The debts

of Western Powers-The ambitions of Russia-Prospects of their

fulfilment_The orption of Manchuria-M ngolia—North China

-Lessons of history-The prospect

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