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Questions relating to the Kan variation in the Sicilian opening: 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 a6

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Why isn't the English Attack popular vs. the Sicilian Kan?

As title above states, why isn't the "English Attack" popular vs. the Sicilian Kan? I mean the White setup in the Open Sicilian with Be3, Qd2, f3 and eventually g4 and h4. As far as I know, it is ...