Ariel is in occupied Palestinian territory, and, like annexed East Jerusalem, will not be recognized by any other country. It is even more ripe for boycotts now that ultra right wing Foreign Secretary Lieberman blackmailed the Knesset to have it recognized. That Barak has sanctioned it, makes his status even shakier if he visit countries abroad, due to his major participation in the war crimes in Gaza.
Key U.S. House Democrat cites troublesome issues in Iran nuclear deal (Reuters)
from the article: Barak: West Bank college to be recognized as Israeli university