American and Iraqi casualties are mounting, Republicans are defecting, and Democrats are challenging the President's war powers once again. Will a phased withdrawal come sooner than planned, as the Iraq Study Group recommended a year ago? Have officials in Baghdad lost the chance to influence debate in Washington? Also, after an 8-day standoff, Pakistani troops have raided the Red Mosque in Islamabad. On Reporter's Notebook, has the passion gone out of baseball's All-Star game?