American Diplomacy and Strategy toward Korea and Northeast by Seung-young Kim (auth.)

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William Howard Taft, secretary of war and governor general of the Philippines, played an important role at the final stages of the war by reaching an agreement with Japanese Prime Minister Katsura on Korea and the Philippines. He was also a close friend of Roosevelt and, as will be elaborated later, his agreement with Katsura was fully consistent with the dominant views in the Roosevelt administration. 36 AMERICAN DIPLOMACY & STRATEGY TOWARD KOREA & NORTHEAST ASIA Horace Allen represented the United States in Seoul until spring 1905.

76 The war started on February 9, 1904, by the Japanese attack on Russian warships in Chemulpo harbor and Port Arthur. Japanese troops wasted no time in moving into Seoul and brought the capital under their control within ten days. However, the United States did not meet Korean expectations in supporting Korean neutrality. Theodore Roosevelt declared strict neutrality on February 11,77 but his policy was tantamount to pro-Japan neutrality. 79 Such indifference was in sharp contrast with US efforts to support Chinese neutrality.

Thus, Japan and Russia were poised to move into a more confrontational stage at the beginning of 1903, when Russia took an aggressive “new course” in Manchuria and northern Korea. Meanwhile, the United States consistently maintained a noncommittal stance over any diplomatic initiative that could entice it to a complex development over the Korean question. 3 Great Power Rivalry and US Assessment at the Outbreak of the War T heodore Roosevelt became president following the assassination of William McKinley in September 1901.

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