FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2011 photo, singer Tony Bennett arrives at his 85th birthday gala in New York. Bennett has apologized for suggesting that the United States provoked the 9/11 attacks. He said Wednesday, Sept. 21, he was only expressing his feelings as a pacifist when he said the United States caused the 9/11 attacks by bombing people. He made the comments during an interview on Howard Stern's radio show on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes) The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — Tony Bennett says he's sorry for suggesting the United States provoked the 9/11 attacks.Bennett said Wednesday that he was only expressing his feelings as a pacifist when he said the United States caused the 9/11 attacks by bombing people. He made the comments during an interview on Howard Stern's radio show Monday.Bennett issued a written statement saying there is no excuse for terrorism and the killing of innocent people in the attacks.Bennett said that he is a proud World War II veteran, but that his experiences in war and marching with Martin Luther King Jr. had led him believe that violence begets violence.