KMT presidential candidateshou yuyiOn the morning of the 18th, Eastern time, he participated in a speech at the Brookings Institution, in which he proposed and followed the “3D strategy”.Republic of ChinaSovereignty, Independence and Liberal Democracy. The scholar’s questions focused on the military budget, trade in services and goods, and cross-strait issues. Regarding his views on the 1992 consensus, he emphasized that his 1992 consensus was not based on one country, two systems, but on the constitution and constitution. Cross-Strait People’s Regulation. He strongly opposed one country, two systems and Taiwan independence.
Hou Youyi arrived at the Brookings Institution and the American Institute in Taiwan at 9:30 in the morning.peninsula) Former board chairman Bu Ruize personally congratulated Hou and said to Hou in Chinese, “We have very little time, so hurry up.” The discussion took place behind closed doors and lasted 1 hour and 10 minutes. After the parties introduced each other, Hou gave a 20-minute speech, followed by about half an hour of questions and answers.
Hou Youyi submitted an article to the “Foreign Affairs Journal” which was published early in the morning. The article proposed that a cabinet-level “Civil Defense Mobilization Committee” be established. He was also asked about the differences between the National Defense Mobilization Committee and the current National Defense Mobilization Agency of the Ministry of National Defence.
After the meeting, Bu Ruize came forward for an interview, while Hou Youyi arrived at the Washington headquarters of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), met with AIT President Rosenberg and had lunch together, and met with members of Congress in the afternoon. of.
In an interview after the think tank symposium, Bu Ruize said that there were very detailed and concrete discussions during the meeting, and Hou Youyi had “very direct communication” with Taiwanese experts from the United States. “This meeting allowed everyone to understand Hou’s role in cross-Strait relations and Taiwan-US relations.” views, very clear understanding.” He said Hou Yuyi clearly understands the shared interests, concerns and issues of concern of Taiwan and the United States.
The content of Hou Youyi’s speech is based on the presentation of “Journal of Foreign Affairs”. He explained the meaning of the “3D strategy”, in which “deterrence” means that Taiwan should improve its self-defense capabilities, combine innovative thinking and resources from all sides, prepare for war but not initiate war , So that the adversary cannot be militarily optimistic and will not easily start a war.
“Dialogue” is based on the Constitution of the Republic of China and the Cross-Strait People’s Relations Regulations. Based on the successful experience of the previous KMT era, cross-Strait communication and exchanges, such as cross-Strait cooperation in jointly combating crime and mutual judicial assistance agreements, cross-Strait communication and exchanges to avoid military miscalculation. -Continue providing.
“Reducing risks” is to build a “principled interactive relationship” through the negotiation of “functional issues”, promote cross-Strait exchanges with “equality, goodwill and dignity”, through exchanges To increase understanding, to ensure peace with strength and to reduce it. Possibility of conflict. risk.
Hou Youyi pointed out that “maintaining the status quo” is mainstream public opinion in Taiwan. The status quo is a dynamic equilibrium. The status quo during the tenure of the DPP government is a new status quo that is slipping towards breaking the delicate balance across the Taiwan Strait. It is heading towards conflict and pushing Taiwan to the brink of war. Although he advocates cross-Strait dialogue, only strength can bring peace. Therefore, Taiwan must be able to establish innovative and asymmetric warfare capabilities, strengthen national defense armaments, and deter mainland China from using force.
Regarding the lack of “defense” in Hou Youyi’s version of the “3D Strategy”, the Legislative Yuan Caucus of the Democratic Progressive Party believes that it has lost the national leadership pattern. Hou Youyi explained before the meeting that the “deterrence” he proposed was to improve self-defense capabilities, strengthen national defense weapons, prevent the mainland from using force, and ensure peace with force. He has made it very clear.
Hou Youyi’s version of the “3D strategy” is deterrence, dialogue, and de-escalation to maintain stability and ensure peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait and the Indo-Pacific region. Taiwan Strait with strength.