Could Beck and Jones et al be cynically conspiracy theorizing for bucks?
Krauthammer et al are correct in believing that international relations is an unsentimental business.
Obviously, if Beaudry et al right, this is ferociously depressing news.
also et al, 1883, abbreviation of Latin et alii (masc.), et aliæ (fem.), or et alia (neuter), in any case meaning "and others."