London has become a haven for members of Iraq's intellectual and business elite seeking refuge from decades of political turmoil. Nearly 200,000 strong and growing, London's Iraqi community is one of the most significant groups of Iraqi exiles in the world.

As the talk of a possible U.S. and British-led attack on Iraq dominates the headlines, London's Iraqis are watching developments more anxiously than ever.

Grace Cutler has more from the British capital in this edition of Dateline.