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According to Christopher Hemmer and Peter Katzenstein, it seems unlikely that the Northeast Asian region can establish a cooperative security regime easily because it lacks both a collective regional identity and multilateral institutional experience owing to its legacy of colonialism and its bipolar structure during the Cold War. It was the North Korean nuclear issue, however, that led major regional actors to establish multilateral security dialogues, that is, the Six-Party Talks on how to manage a regional security challenge in the Northeast Asian region. The existing literature suggests that in order for us to obtain a comprehensive understanding of the security implications of the Six-Party Talks from the perspective of a concert of powers, it is essential to explore key aspects of the entire process of the Talks with an investigation of the essential elements that constitute a concert of powers system. This article will therefore examine a set of hypotheses: first, it is contended that members of a concert of powers seek to protect themselves from major war by facilitating mutual cooperation; second, it is argued that a concert of powers could promote cooperation among members despite the lack of formal institutions because it could hold a regular pattern of meetings to monitor mutual security concerns; third, it is hypothesized that nowadays a concert of powers system needs to contribute to creating norms which may regulate international political affairs. This examination may give an answer to the question of to what extent a concert of powers has emerged from the Six-Party Talks.