Speaking to Daybreak about the court battle between relatives of soldiers killed in Iraq, and the MoD, Army Captain Patrick Hennessey said it "is right the most senior judges are making these decisions".
Families will today ask the UK's senior judges to rule that they can bring damages claims against the Government, under the human rights legislation.
He added that the questions being asked this week were "complicated and profound".
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The badly-stricken mountain village of Ghyampesal is just 10 miles away from the epicentre of the quake.
It's all going on tonight - as belt of rain sweeps from in from the west - lively downpours will mean rumbles of thunder and hail
A baby boy, born yesterday into a disaster zone, has not yet been given a name as his family and his village wait for help.