Ten years, is certainly long enough, if not to change the world of diplomacy then at least to introduce a set of new actors and fundamentally new challenges for inertia-bound foreign policy wonks to grapple with.
Days after the UN Security Council backed India in its efforts to bring in development in Kashmir after revoking its special status, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a 30-minute call with Trump on Monday.
The United States Senate has passed a legislative provision that gives India the status like that of NATO allies like Israel and South Korea and would increase defence cooperation between the two countries.
This would be President Donald Trump's first meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi after his recent electoral victory. It comes in the immediate aftermath of the India visit of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
The GSP is the largest and oldest US trade preference programme and is designed to promote economic development by allowing duty-free entry for thousands of products from designated beneficiary countries.