Historical evidence suggests that the basic policies of the full term of a President can be deduced from an examination and analysis of his initial budget. The arms control philosophy of the present administration is examined here.
Korb, Lawrence J.
"The Arms Control Implications of the Carter Defense Budget,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 31
, Article 3.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol31/iss1/3