http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/272296/obama-hands-libya-russia-stanley-kurtz Obama Hands Libya to Russia? July 20, 2011 11:18 A.M. By Stanley Kurtz Why is Obama giving Libya to the Russians? John Bolton poses the question in an Op-Ed so filled with exasperation you can almost hear Bolton scream as you read it. Let me venture a possible answer to Bolton’s question. Obama is giving Libya to the Russians because he doesn’t want to commit American troops to a messy and protracted post-war occupation, and he knows that NATO won’t send troops either — at least not in the numbers or with the tenacity required to get the job done.