"More than any other British leader, in 1914 and 1939, Churchill lusted for war and pushed his country to turn two European wars into world wars, so Germany might be destroyed. "
"Churchill then gave his benediction to the most barbaric act of ethnic cleansing in history: the forced expulsion of 13 million German old men, women and children from their ancestral homes. Two million died in the exodus. "
"At war’s end, Germany was a smoldering ruin but all the great capitals of Central and Eastern Europe — Warsaw, Berlin, Budapest, Prague, Vienna – were occupied by Stalin’s Red Army. Britain was bankrupt and broken. The empire was collapsing. And the Americans were going home. "
Full Article: http://original.antiwar.com/buchanan/2009/09/04/churchill-spurred-the-decline-of-the-west/