"How do we create a Governing Structure that understands this?"
The question could well be 'how do we RE-create' this Structure, as it actually did exist in the US from 1961-1963.
President Kennedy created an alternative to the Military, the Peace Corps, knowing that helping, and working with, other Countries would gain us Security that Guns and Bombs could not.
Further, his agreement, detailed, footnoted and corroborated in James W. Douglass's 2008 work of Historical Non-Fiction "JFK and the Unspeakable - Why He Died and Why It Matters", with Soviet Premier Khrushchev in 1963, began, what was to have been, an end to the Cold War as well as an end to US Military Involvement in Viet Nam.
The same Entities, CIA, Military and FBI, that murdered him, and their unseen backers are all still actively working against us Citizens ever having Peace and Security in our lives, all the while mendaciously telling us, through the Captured Media, that our Peace and Security actually are their goals.
As Retired NYPD, Peace Activist, and Master of Theology, Larry Darcey told me many times,"It always boils down to "We the People".
We must Reach Out, Connect and, difficult as it is, Trust in each other's Innate Humanity, to Overcome these Massive Forces against us.