He accepts that war is sometimes necessary as in the Second World War and Korea. But, to the Dalai Lama, both Bush's Iraq adventure and the war in Afghanistan are failures.
At a press conference in Calgary he was asked about the tar sands. He responded indirectly by saying that in a choice between, "destruction of environment or losing money, then we have to choose losing money."
Hmm, I wonder if there's still time for Iggy to become a Buddhist?