Sure Tsar, no need to be sorry about anything, I am here for reading other opinions too.
That seems to be the truth. For instance, many people think America caused the USSR to collapse and thus “win” the cold war, even though the USSR was being destroyed more from the inside.
Some people think that too about falling of former Yugoslavia, and it was same, fall started much before with very bad economic solutions. Other things complicated everything and bring to culmination.