At five: discussing the big stories in Bristol, Britain and around the world
After six: straight talking and investigative reports with Martin Summers
For all the shows back to Easter 2009 visit the Friday Drivetime archive page.
01:00 - Campaign Against the Arms Trade & local activists disrupt international drone conference being held in Bristol this week. Assassinated 'Spy In A Bag' Gareth Williams linked to Chinese Coup plot and Chinese 'twitter' equivalent is censored by the government to the people discussing a possible coup related to privatisation of Chinese state banks. US Republican candidate Rick Santorum puts his foot in it & Peter Levenda on origins of Mitt Romney's Mormonism from his book Sinister Forces, A Grimoire Of American Political Witchcraft. Peter Dale Scott, author of American War Machine: Deep Politics, the CIA Global Drug Connection, and the Road to Afghanistan, on the origins of Al Qaeda in 'The Safari Club' an unofficial group of serving and retired Western intelligence officers, also JSOC and the recent feature film Charlie Wilson's War. Involvement of the Bank of Credit and Commerce International in unofficial covert operations. Somerset businessman Julian Parry on disgraced Coalition Defence Secretary Liam Fox, his chum Adam Werritty and his cavalier attitude to national security through his deal to sell Harriers to the US for £120m just after the British taxpayer refurbished them for £600m. Was Werritty simply an Israeli intelligence agent as Craig Murray suggests? Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa exposed as a racist, ordering his army to murder hundreds of thousands of innocent Tamils in Channel 4 film The Sri Lankan Killing Fields, War Crimes Go Unpunished. F. William Engdahl's book 'Gods of Money'. David Southwell on the City of London being the Money Laundering Capital of the world, two tiers of Mafia at this Summer's London Olympics and on how to be a 'people's spy'. Somerset engineer Julian Parry proposes his 'rolling referendum' for political renewal through every individual deciding on party funding rather than just voting once every four years.