David A. Wylie is a Boston lawyer who has been a presidential campaign advance man, a county chairman in a governor campaign, a lawyer for the Boston Redevelopment Authority, general counsel of the Massachusetts Housing Finance Agency, a Coast Guard officer, and has worked for the Navy Department and Internal Revenue Service. Over fourteen years he was an elected School Committee Member and then City Councilor in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He lives in Bolton, Massachusetts.
Based on experience in municipal administration and then as an elected official, Wylie became an early advocate for cross border municipal cooperation for peace. City, Save Thyself! proposed a unique form of city collaboration. Current writings offer timely responses to threats of national and terrorist nuclear proliferation, ISISís city based recruitment, and the possibility of World War III.