Today looks like a step forward for cooperation in space; for the first time Chinese experiments may be going up to the ISS. Here are some different, articles if you don't trust a Chinese government funded media website to be objective.

Whether or not a Republican-led US Congress is going to double down on restrictions, cutting out private-sector cooperation alongside NASA's existing ban, remains to be seen.

Either way it looks like China is moving forward with its own space program, so perhaps cooperation is better in the long term than increasingly fragmented national efforts.