Bush says he has 'no regrets' about invading Iraq and Afghanistan
Former President George W. Bush said on Thursday that he has no regrets about ordering the invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan.
'I think it was the right decision,' Bush told NBC's Sunday TODAY show when asked about wounded veterans.
Bush is now working to promote the welfare of wounded war veterans.
He has been making the rounds on media in recent days to tout his latest undertaking - an exhibition of his oil paintings depicting US military veterans.
'I regret they got hurt,' the former president said of the veterans.
'I was heavy-hearted when I made the decision to both go into Afghanistan and Iraq because I knew there would be some dire consequences.'
The entire interview with Bush is scheduled to air this Sunday, March 5.
The US initially began to target Afghanistan almost one month after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
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