The Leader wanted a reasonable military, say 2% GDP, and nukes. A good environment was important, because he had a healthy rain forest and his strongest industry was agriculture. He had no great desire to be a big gambling center, that was the old biddy's plan.
Foreign policy-wise, BC would be engaged but non-interventionist. It was hard to believe that anyone would go kill people just for him, though, so he didn't plan on invading. He also had no great desire to have a secret police, either, since that just made all his customers jumpy at the bank. For the moment, his big goals were to reduce the size of the government, and increase education. The rest would come in time.