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Why did Paul refuse to circumise Titus but then had Timothy circumcised later?

Wasn't his action contradictory?

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Timothy was circumcised because he was a Jew by nationality even though he lived in Asia Minor. However, since Titus was a gentile, he was not circumcised.
Galatians 2:3  Yet not even Titus who was with me, being a Greek, was compelled to be circumcised.
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