Domestic corruption has dogged the Balkan states in recent years, with Croatia being no exception. The country has grown increasingly restive since the 2009 resignation of Prime Minister Ivo Sanader, as graft and a struggling economy have driven Croatians to the streets in the early days of 2011. So while Croatia's lower approval of America's leadership can no doubt be traced back to several issues, the most important one of all may have little to do with the United States. Global Top 5s is a monthly feature by RealClearWorld.com powered by Gallup's worldwide research. Learn more at Gallup.com.